How to digitally sign the message using digital certificate and BaseEnc

"suresh123kiran" <suresh123kiran@1:261/38.remove-rj6-this>
Sat, 18 Aug 2012 18:36:22 GMT
From: "suresh123kiran" <suresh123kiran@1:261/38.remove-wnx-this>

From: suresh123kiran <>

Hi All ... I am working on webservices.... I need to digitally sign a message
in which AcknowledgementNo using digital Certificate with X.509 certificate
private key. I tried this code but it showing invalid signature Encoding. Can
anyone pls us to digitally sign.
Here is the below Java code to sign the AcknowledgementNo,Pls help me. Thanks
in advance.

public class DigiAckNo {
        static class PrivateKeyAndCertChain {
                public PrivateKey mPrivateKey;

        private static KeyStore loadKeyStoreFromPFXFile(String aFileName,
                        String aKeyStorePasswd) throws
                        IOException {
                String PKCS12_KEYSTORE_TYPE = "PKCS12";
                KeyStore keyStore = KeyStore.getInstance(PKCS12_KEYSTORE_TYPE);
                FileInputStream keyStoreStream = new
                char[] password = aKeyStorePasswd.toCharArray();
                keyStore.load(keyStoreStream, password);
                return keyStore;

private static PrivateKeyAndCertChain getPrivateKeyAndCertChain(
                        KeyStore aKeyStore, String aKeyPassword)
                        throws GeneralSecurityException {
                char[] password = aKeyPassword.toCharArray();
                Enumeration<String> aliasesEnum = aKeyStore.aliases();
                if (aliasesEnum.hasMoreElements()) {
                        String alias = (String) aliasesEnum.nextElement();
                        Certificate[] certificationChain = aKeyStore
                        Certificate certificate509 =

                        PrivateKey privateKey = (PrivateKey)
                        PrivateKeyAndCertChain result = new
                        result.mPrivateKey = privateKey;
                        return result;
                } else {
                        throw new KeyStoreException("The keystore is empty!");

private static byte[] signAckno(PrivateKey aPrivateKey)
                        throws GeneralSecurityException, IOException {
                String DIGITAL_SIGNATURE_ALGORITHM_NAME = "SHA1withRSA";
                Signature signatureAlgorithm = Signature
                String strAckNo = "41516019";

                byte[] ba = strAckNo.getBytes();

                byte[] digitalSignature = signatureAlgorithm.sign();
                // Display plain text and signature
        return digitalSignature;

public static String encodeBase64(byte[] rawData2) {
                return Base64.encode(rawData2);

public static void main(String args[]) throws GeneralSecurityException,
                        IOException, CertificateException {
                String File = "d:\\projects\\GANGADHARAN.pfx";
                String pwd = "1235";
                KeyStore keyStore = loadKeyStoreFromPFXFile(File, pwd);
                PrivateKeyAndCertChain PrivateKeyAndCertChain =
                                keyStore, pwd);
                PrivateKey aPrivateKey = PrivateKeyAndCertChain.mPrivateKey;
                byte[] bytestr = signDocument(aPrivateKey);
                String strDocumentBase64 = encodeBase64(bytestr);
                System.out.println("strDocumentBase64" + strDocumentBase64);



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