Useful Openssl Commands


Create a self signed certificate with no password

This command will create a certificate and key with no password. This is useful for setting up SSL protected webservers for testing.
openssl req -x509 -nodes -days 365 -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout hostcert.key -out hostcert.crt

Check an x509 Certificate

openssl x509 -in certificate.crt -text -noout

-- MattVliet - 2010-12-20

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