Re: How can I act as a Certificate Authority (CA) with openssl ??

From: Dr. David Kirkby (see_my_signature_for_my_real_address_at_hotmail.com)
Date: 09/28/04

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    Date: 28 Sep 2004 03:00:38 -0700
    
    

    Paul Rubin <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote in message news:<7xoejr9rd7.fsf@ruckus.brouhaha.com>...
    > see_my_signature_for_my_real_address@hotmail.com (Dr. David Kirkby) writes:
    > > The latter web site also shows you how to create a certificate
    > > request, to be signed by a CA.
    > >
    > > openssl req -new -key privkey.pem -out cert.csr
    > >
    > > but there is no mention of what processes the CA will use to sign it -
    >
    > Simplest is to use the apps/CA.pl script that comes with OpenSSL.
    > It's pretty crude but it does all that stuff for you.

    I did look at that, but found it difficult to work out how to use it.
    I'll have another go, but if you have any examples, I'd apprecaite it.


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