I also imported the p12 client certificate into the web browser and tried. it did not work.
I see it that tomcat itself is not able to load the certificate named with alias roopa here.
Where could i go wrong.?
I also tried to import these self signed client certificates into cacerts.jks .it loads all commercial CA certificates but not the self signed client certificates i created.
to work with tomcat the client certificates have to be
all the information i got from website show that these steps should be enough to make client authentication work.
You can very definitely use self-signed certs with Tomcat. I'm doing that myself.
I can't see anything immediately wrong with what you listed, but there is (as I understand it) an issue with HTTP itself in that for a given IP address, only one cert can be honored, even if ithe IP address supporting multiple hostnames (virtual hosts).
"privilege" comes from the Latin words for "private" and "law" (legal) and dates to feudal times. To "claim privilege" meant that you were above the laws that applied to the common people.