Tomcat+Windows: I only see 2 files (chain and key), not the cert

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I ran this command: acme-win

It produced this output: two files only ( and

My web server is (include version): Tomcat 9.0.14

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version): Windows Server 2019

Hi everyone!

I’m very new at this and I can’t install a certificate in my Tomcat installation. I used acme-win (using the method that lets me verify by adding a TXT record) and it seemed succesfull.
However, as a result, I only see two files: chain and key pem files, not the cert.

May someone help me on how to apply these files into server.xml (or any other config tip) to be used by Tomcat?


Hi @danieldotcom

open that file with an editor. Perhaps there are two certificates. So split the file in two parts if your tomcat requires different files (cert and chain).

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No, the key file has only one certificate. I was able to import the chain file into a new keystore but when I try to do the same with this I get a “input not a x.509 certificate”.

Anyway, it looks like I still need a third file with the proper certificate, but acme-win just gives me these 2.

Any clue?

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