Create a self-signed certificate for Apache Tomcat

${JAVA_HOME}/bin/keytool -genkey -alias tomcat [-validity (# of days valid)] -keyalg RSA -keystore (Path to keystore)
Must be run as root. The 'tomcat' user must have access to the .keystore file. The key and keystore passwords must be the same. The password must be entered into the server.xml config file for Tomcat.
Sample Output
Enter keystore password: 
What is your first and last name?    [Unknown]:
What is the name of your organizational unit?    [Unknown]: 
What is the name of your organization?    [Unknown]: 
What is the name of your City or Locality?    [Unknown]: 
What is the name of your State or Province?    [Unknown]: 
What is the two-letter country code for this unit?    [Unknown]: 
Is CN=Unknown, OU=Unknown, O=Unknown, L=Unknown, ST=Unknown, C=Unknown correct? [no]: yes

Enter key password for <tomcat>
	(RETURN if same as keystore password):  

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2011-10-13 19:40:35

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