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: 28 Sep 2004 03:00:38 -0700
Paul Rubin <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote in message news:<firstname.lastname@example.org>...
> email@example.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.