[AIR App:Android] "Incorrect keystore password" w/ custom keystore

I'm attempting to use a custom debug keystore for running an AIR app on android device, but after being prompted (via the "Package AIR Application" dialog) for and entering the password I always receive "Incorrect keystore password."

Note, when I build with "Use temporary self-signed certificate" checked, the app deploys and runs without issue.

I create the custom keystore using:

keytool -genkey -v -dname "cn=Android Debug, o=Android, c=US" -keystore debug.keystore -alias androiddebugkey -storepass android -keypass android -keyalg RSA -validity 14000

The following command shows the password is indeed "android":

keytool -list -v -alias androiddebugkey -keystore ./debug.keystore

Enter keystore password:  (<-- I enter "android")

Alias name: androiddebugkey

Creation date: Dec 23, 2013

Entry type: PrivateKeyEntry

Certificate chain length: 1


Owner: CN=Android Debug, O=Android, C=US

Issuer: CN=Android Debug, O=Android, C=US

Serial number: 52b8d92d

Valid from: Mon Dec 23 19:45:33 EST 2013 until: Mon Apr 22 20:45:33 EDT 2052

Certificate fingerprints:

  MD5:  24:C4:40:3D:57:5C:B8:3D:61:C4:0B:27:BE:44:06:D4

  SHA1: 77:E6:CF:63:0E:51:05:F0:E3:A4:0B:4A:A2:FD:5F:3A:BB:CB:71:0C

  Signature algorithm name: SHA1withRSA

  Version: 3

Any insights/suggestions would be appriciated!

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If you are going to use Java keystore file (*.keystore) you need to specify keystore type: JKS as written in Adobe's documentation. This can be done in the 'Keystore type' field on the Android tab of the corresponding build configuration in IntelliJ IDEA, see attached screenshot.

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That did it! Thanks! :)


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