Archive for March, 2012

How To Generate SSL Key, CSR For Apache

[root@localhost heylinux.com]# openssl genrsa -des3 -out heylinux.com.key 1024
Generating RSA private key, 1024 bit long modulus
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e is 65537 (0x10001)
Enter pass phrase for heylinux.com.key: heylinux
Verifying - Enter pass phrase for heylinux.com.key: heylinux

[root@localhost heylinux.com]# openssl req -new -key heylinux.com.key -out heylinux.com.csr
Enter pass phrase for heylinux.com.key: heylinux
You are about to be asked to enter information that will be incorporated
into your certificate request.
What you are about to enter is what is called a Distinguished Name or a DN.
There are quite a few fields but you can leave some blank
For some fields there will be a default value,
If you enter '.', the field will be left blank.
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Country Name (2 letter code) [GB]:US
State or Province Name (full name) [Berkshire]:California
Locality Name (eg, city) [Newbury]:Santa Clara
Organization Name (eg, company) [My Company Ltd]:heylinux
Organizational Unit Name (eg, section) []:
Common Name (eg, your name or your server's hostname) []:heylinux.com
Email Address []:guosuiyu@gmail.com

Please enter the following 'extra' attributes
to be sent with your certificate request
A challenge password []:
An optional company name []:

[root@localhost heylinux.com]# ls
heylinux.com.csr heylinux.com.key

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