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From Melanie Pfefer <melanie_pfe...@yahoo.co.uk>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] renewing a certificate
Date Wed, 06 May 2009 12:10:17 GMT

OK Krist.

Just few more questions please:

When I create a new certificate using keytool, how to specify a long-term expiry date?

thanks,
--- On Wed, 6/5/09, Krist van Besien <krist.vanbesien@gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Krist van Besien <krist.vanbesien@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [users@httpd] renewing a certificate
> To: users@httpd.apache.org
> Date: Wednesday, 6 May, 2009, 2:53 PM
> On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 1:37 PM,
> Melanie Pfefer
> <melanie_pfefer@yahoo.co.uk>
> wrote:
> >
> > you are right.
> >
> > But I tried now a replica of what I have:
> > apache
> > tomcat
> >
> > The certificate is self-signed and I just generated
> it. Is it normal to have on the browser:
> sec_error_expired_certificate
> 
> When you generate a certificate yourself it will also have
> an expery
> date. You can check this with keytool or openssl. So you
> might need to
> generate a new one (and generate one with an expiry date
> sufficiently
> in the future to avoid having to repeat this to often...)
> 
> Krist
> 
> 
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