Truststores contain certificates that identify parties that you choose to trust.

Truststores often do not include the certificate from the remote party directly, but instead holds certificates from organizations that are trusted to identify the certificate of the remote party.

Such organizations are commonly referred to as ‚ÄúCertificate Authorities‚ÄĚ.

TrustStore stores public keys and/or CA (Certificate Authorities) certificates.

The SSL Java client uses SSL certificates, commonly .cer files, stored in TrustStore to verify the server identity.

See also: KeyStore.

See also: Identity.