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From Krist van Besien <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Shell Script to automatically start Apache with SSL passphrase?
Date Tue, 28 Apr 2009 07:59:11 GMT
On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 8:05 AM, Mike Lyon <> wrote:
> So I would be able to create new keys without having to get new certs?

No, you don't generate new keys (that would break your cert) but you
can remove the pasphrase from the key. Make sure only root can read
the key. This will even give you better security than relying on a
script to provide a password.
See the docs here:


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