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From Alan Chandler <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Client Certificates - HOWTO?
Date Sun, 22 Aug 2004 07:22:26 GMT
On Sunday 22 August 2004 06:30, suomi wrote:
> Hi Alan
> concerning the passphrase, my findings where like this:
> using openssl on linux:
> you create a server request and key with
> openssl req -new -keyout $DIR/server-key.pem -out \
> $DIR/server-req.pem -days 3600 -config $DIR/openssl.cnf
> at this point you MUST specify a passphrase. i have not found out the
> option for openssl, which allows you to not specify a passphrase.
> BUT:
> you can then remove the passphrase from the key:
> openssl rsa -in $DIR/server-key.pem -out $DIR/server-key.pem

Thanks, thats a good idea to try.  I had already done that for the server 
certificate - but this is for client certificates which I want to hand out to 
my user community to install. 

Alan Chandler
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you,
 then they fight you, then you win. --Gandhi

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