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From "MATHIHALLI,MADHUSUDAN (HP-Cupertino,ex1)" <>
Subject RE: "make certificate" Doesn't Work, Apache 2.0.28, Unix, and mo d_ssl (fwd)
Date Wed, 12 Dec 2001 18:02:13 GMT
IMHO, it'd be nice to have the certificate creation utility.. It'd certainly
help the user in a non-trivial manner - atleast to understand the process of
creating a certificate..


-----Original Message-----
From: Cliff Woolley []
Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2001 9:18 AM
Subject: Re: "make certificate" Doesn't Work, Apache 2.0.28, Unix, and
mod_ssl (fwd)

On Tue, 11 Dec 2001, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 12:50:39AM -0500, Cliff Woolley wrote:
> > 
> > Acked.  Did we decide what we're going to do about this?  Or is it just
> > waiting on somebody to do it?
> I think wrowe and I were of the mind that we shouldn't have any
> dummy certificates or any automated process to create a certificate.
> This is a case where I believe it is best to not even try than do
> something that'll blow up in our faces later (It Worked anyone?).

Okay, sorry, I was confused.  I didn't realize make certificate was the 
Snake Oil thing... I thought it was the script to generate a private key 
and a real CSR.


   Cliff Woolley
   Charlottesville, VA

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