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Java example source code file (ClientCustomSSL.java)

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clientcustomssl, defaulthttpclient, exception, fileinputstream, httpentity, httpget, httpresponse, io, keystore, scheme, security, sslsocketfactory

The ClientCustomSSL.java example source code

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package org.apache.http.examples.client;

import java.io.File;
import java.io.FileInputStream;
import java.security.KeyStore;

import org.apache.http.HttpEntity;
import org.apache.http.HttpResponse;
import org.apache.http.client.methods.HttpGet;
import org.apache.http.conn.scheme.Scheme;
import org.apache.http.conn.ssl.SSLSocketFactory;
import org.apache.http.impl.client.DefaultHttpClient;

 * This example demonstrates how to create secure connections with a custom SSL
 * context.
public class ClientCustomSSL {

    public final static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
        DefaultHttpClient httpclient = new DefaultHttpClient();

        KeyStore trustStore  = KeyStore.getInstance(KeyStore.getDefaultType());        
        FileInputStream instream = new FileInputStream(new File("my.keystore")); 
        try {
            trustStore.load(instream, "nopassword".toCharArray());
        } finally {
        SSLSocketFactory socketFactory = new SSLSocketFactory(trustStore);
        Scheme sch = new Scheme("https", socketFactory, 443);

        HttpGet httpget = new HttpGet("https://localhost/");

        System.out.println("executing request" + httpget.getRequestLine());
        HttpResponse response = httpclient.execute(httpget);
        HttpEntity entity = response.getEntity();

        if (entity != null) {
            System.out.println("Response content length: " + entity.getContentLength());
        if (entity != null) {

        // When HttpClient instance is no longer needed, 
        // shut down the connection manager to ensure
        // immediate deallocation of all system resources


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