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Content Server error

Hi All,

I am trying to write a Java utility that will create a document using Content Server HTTP API in a repository with security turned on. I use SAP SSF classes to calculate the secKey value for my request, but everytime I get HTTP 401 error and the Content server log contains following error:

Security SsfVerify failed rc=12, lasterror=18, decoding error for, PSE=
?\C:\Program Files\SAP\Content Server\Security\ZT1.pse,"

My algorithm is following: first I calculate the MD5 hash of the parameters:

byte[] digest = null;
MessageDigest md = MessageDigest.getInstance("MD5");
digest = md.digest();

Then I sign it using SAP SSF classes:

ByteArrayInputStream bais = new ByteArrayInputStream(digest);
// create object of ssf data
ISsfData data = null;

try {
    data = new SsfDataPKCS7(bais);
    KeyStore keystore = KeyStore.getInstance("PKCS12");
    keystore.load(new FileInputStream("c:\\work\\PKI\\CS_NW1.p12"), "pwd".toCharArray());		      
    SsfProfileKeyStore profile = new SsfProfileKeyStore(keystore, "cs_nw1", "pwd");
    boolean res = data.sign(profile);
    if (!res) {
        System.out.println("Creation of signature failed");
    } else {
	ByteArrayOutputStream baos = new ByteArrayOutputStream();
	result = Base64.encodeBase64URLSafeString(baos.toByteArray());
} catch (Exception e) {

Is anyone here who has experience with the Content Server HTTP API in combination with digital signatures and could help me with my problem?

Many thanks in advance!

Best regards,


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