Digital Certificate Losing private key when using the TSS GENREQ command to move it to another system

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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How to copy a digital certificate to another system.


Need to copy a digital certificate from one system to another system using the TSS GENREQ command.

When I add the certificate to the other system, the private key is no longer there.


The GENREQ is used to prepare the certificate to be signed and not to copy or transport a digital certificate.

Use the TSS EXPORT command copy or transport a certificate.

1. To copy the certificate to another system, use the TSS EXPORT command:
TSS EXPORT(acid) DIGICERT(digicertname) DCDSN(dataset) PKCSPASS(password) FORMAT(PKCS12B64)

2. FTP dataset in ASCII to the remote system.

3. To add the certificate on the remote system use the TSS ADD command:
TSS ADD(acid) ) DIGICERT(digicertname) DCDSN(dataset) PKCSPASS(password)