Cryptography Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - Version 5.40, by Dr. Herong Yang
"OpenSSL" Signing CSR Generated by "keytool"
This chapter provides tutorial notes and example codes on using 'OpenSSL' to act as CA (Certificate Authority). Topics include setting up 'OpenSSL' as CA; using 'keytool' to generate CA private key; using 'keytool' to generate CSR (Certificate Signing Request); using 'OpenSSL' to sign CSR, using 'keytool' to import signed certificate into 'keystore' files.
After I published my notes on "OpenSSL" and "keytool", many viewers have asked questions about the compatibility between those two tools. In this chapter, I will test how "OpenSSL" can be used to sign CSR generated by "keytool".
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