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NAME

make-ssl-cert - Debconf wrapper for openssl

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Options
Author

SYNOPSIS

make-ssl-cert template output-certificate [--force-overwrite]
make-ssl-cert generate-default-snakeoil [--force-overwrite]

DESCRIPTION

make-ssl-cert is a simple debconf to openssl wrapper to create self-signed certificates. It requires a source template (Ex: /usr/share/ssl-cert/ssleay.cnf) and it will place the new generated certificate in the specified output file.
Invoked with "generate-default-snakeoil", it will generate /etc/ssl/certs/ssl-cert-snakeoil.pem and /etc/ssl/private/ssl-cert-snakeoil.key.

OPTIONS

A summary of options are included below.
--force-overwrite
  Use this option ONLY when strictly required since it will overwrite the output certificate.

SEE ALSO

openssl(1)

AUTHOR

The program author is Thom May <thom@debian.org>, manual page was written for completness by Fabio M. Di Nitto <fabbione@fabbione.net>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).


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