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make-ssl-cert(8) System Manager’s Manual make-ssl-cert(8)

NAME

make-ssl-cert – Debconf wrapper for openssl

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 over‐
write the output certificate.

SEE ALSO

openssl

AUTHOR

The program author is Thom May , manual page was writ‐
ten for completness by Fabio M. Di Nitto , for
the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

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