Notes on Reference Citations - Version 2.71, by Dr. Herong Yang
Can't create a cert
'Configuring Apache for PHP CGI Scripts' tutorial was cited in an iPodTouchFans forum post in 2009.
The "OpenSSL" Managing Serial Numbers when Signing CSR tutorial was cited in a forum post in 2009.
Subject: Can't create a cert Date: January 15th, 2009 Author: spiderbatdad Source: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1039812 >I have created my own ca, and now i am trying to sign a csr with that >but i keep getting: > > openssl x509 -req -days 365 -in server.csr -CA ca.crt -CAkey ca.key > -out server.crt >Signature ok >subject=/C=BE/ST=Brussel/L=Brussel/O=testcompany/CN=example.com >/emailAddressfirstname.lastname@example.org >Getting CA Private Key >Enter pass phrase for ca.key: >ca.srl: No such file or directory >14957:error:02001002:system library:fopen:No such file or >directory:bss_file.c:352:fopen('ca.srl','r') >14957:error:20074002:BIO routines:FILE_CTRL:system lib:bss_file.c:354: > >Passphrase is correct for sure... what is this ca.srl file? http://www.herongyang.com/crypto/Ope...ool_CSR_5.html basically 3 options: * Create a text file named "ca.srl" and put a number in the file. * Use the "-set_serial n" option to specify a number each time. * Use the "-CAcreateserial -CAserial ca.seq" option to let OpenSSL create and manage the serial number.
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