OpenJDK cacerts file is being overwritten

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  • We added an certificate to the OpenJDK Java cacerts keystore with keytool, however, after about 30 minutes from being added, something updates the keystore and the certificate is gone.
  • Something is overwriting cacerts file on RHEL.
  • What is the procedure for adding a new CA certificate file to the Java default truststore?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • ca-certificates

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