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From "Lindsay Hausner" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] SSL pass phrase
Date Wed, 17 Oct 2007 16:24:43 GMT

>Many Unixes (such as FreeBSD) allow you to chmod 000 a file and root can 
>still access and modify it.  It works on my box anyway.
>Aaron Dalton

You can also use the '-nodes' switch when generating the private key.  This
however, leaves it unencrypted so you must be careful w/ permissions (make
sure apache can read it).

Hope this helps.


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