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Code signing keys - in a virtual box?

Hello,

 

I will soon start working on 2 new desktop machines with different setups (XP and W7), plus a laptop. I need ability to deploy from all three.

 

I already have developer keys installed on my current PC and I would be the only developer using the keys and the PCs.

 

My questions are:

 

1. Can I use my existing keys on all three machines, by copying current sigtool.* files and importing into newly installed Eclipse IDEs ?

 

2. If I can not copy the keys myself, do I have to purchase 3 new set of keys ($60) - OR - purchase 2 new set of keys ($40) and have my current keys reissued by devsupport@rim.com?

 

3. Is it legal to use Virtual Box and setup Eclipse + current (reissued) keys there, and then just use the box wherever it is needed?

 

Thanks,

Srdjan

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Re: Code signing keys - in a virtual box?

You should be able to copy over the keys. I'm not familar with the Eclipse plugin, so the following is just a guess: I don't know if there is a way to automatically import existing keys, however you can try to copy them manuualy. Under your eclipse/plugins directory you will find an unzipped directory for each of the component packs you have installed (i.e. "eclipse/plugins/net.rim.ejde.componentpack6.0.0_6.0.0.29"). Under each component pack there is a "bin/components" directory that contains the SignatureTool.jar. Copy your sigtool.* files into the same directory as the JAR and then see if you can sign. Again, I'm not familar with the Eclipse plugin, so that guess may not work.