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From Jeff Sadowski <jeff.sadow...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Shell Script to automatically start Apache with SSL passphrase?
Date Tue, 28 Apr 2009 03:44:24 GMT
On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 5:40 PM, Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com> wrote:
> Doug Bell wrote:
>
>> Perl's Expect module might be able to help you, if you know Perl, but I
>> second the notion to remove the passphrase. You don't need to ask the CA to
>> resign the cert if I'm not mistaken.
>
> Yow!  How history gets rewritten!
>
> (Expect is a Tcl thing, adopted like so many other good
> things by the Perl folks).
>
> To the OP: encoding your passphrase in a script has serious
> security implications.  Who else might find a way to read it?
>
> --
> Nick Kew
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problem with expect is it requires a terminal I'd like to know  how to
get around that for other projects.

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