Running certutil for legacy database

Andrew McKay amckay at
Fri Oct 13 17:40:27 UTC 2017

This doesn't seem like an add-ons question, so people here are
unlikely to be able to help.

Maybe another mailing list like dev-security might be able to help:, but I just did a
quick scan of other mailing lists at: - there might be a better mailing

On 12 October 2017 at 21:47, kushal ghosh <kghoshnitk at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am using certutil, but my Firefox profile folder contains legacy database.
> I am using nss-3.31 on Mac. Any idea how to get it done ? Or is there a
> difference in NSS build steps?
> The error I am getting is "certutil: function failed:
> SEC_ERROR_BAD_DATABASE: security library: bad database." while adding a
> certificate.
> My command is "./certutil -A -n <Common name> -i /tmp/1507869420.cer -t TCu
> -d Users/<username>/Library/Application
> Support/Firefox/Profiles/<profilefolder>"
> Thanks
> --
> -Kushal Ghosh
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