keytool using BouncyCastle as security provider to add a X509 certificate

keytool -importcert -providerpath bcprov-jdk15on-1.60.jar -provider org.bouncycastle.jce.provider.BouncyCastleProvider -storetype BCPKCS12 -trustcacerts -alias <alias> -file <filename.cer> -keystore <filename>
This command imports the certificate file cert.pfx into the keystore file, using BouncyCastle as security provider. It was validated using - OpenJDK Runtime Environment (Zulu 8.36.0.1-CA-linux64) - Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_192-ea-b04) - OpenJDK Runtime Environment (build 9.0.4+11) - OpenJDK Runtime Environment 18.9 (build 11.0.2+9)
Sample Output
keytool -importcert \
    -providerpath bcprov-jdk15on-1.60.jar \
    -provider org.bouncycastle.jce.provider.BouncyCastleProvider \
    -storetype BCPKCS12 \
    -storepass <passphase> \
    -trustcacerts \
    -alias 'aliascert' \
    -file <filename.cer> \
    -keystore keystore
Owner: SERIALNUMBER=XXXXXXXXXX, OU=XXXX, OU=XX, O=XXXXXXXX, C=XX
Issuer: O=XXXXXXX, C=XX
Serial number: XXXXXXXX
...
...
Trust this certificate? [no]:  yes
Certificate was added to keystore

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2019-02-25 08:39:05

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