Web server administrators, system administrators, and web developers may all play a role in installing an SSL Certificate on an Nginx web server. These instructions will attempt to provide guidance for those. I. Create a CSR with OpenSSL To create a CSR with openssl, run the following … [Read more...] about How to Install an SSL Certificate on Nginx
The openssl-speed utility can be used to measure the efficiency of cryptographic hash algorithms. For this purposes of this exercise, no additional flags or switches were added to the command. Strictly running openssl-speed will attempt a speed test on each supported hash algorithm and output the … [Read more...] about openssl-speed
This post demonstrates how to generate a self-signed certificate with Java and BouncyCastle. There are numerous posts online about how to generate a self-signed certificate using the Java Keytool, so I won’t cover that here. Instead, you may be looking for how to generate a self-signed certificate … [Read more...] about How to generate a self-signed certificate with Java and BouncyCastle
A Certificate Signing Request (CSR) is the request file to be sent to a Certification Authority (CA) when requesting an SSL certificate. The CSR is created along with the public/private key pair and contains the public key. Examples are provided below on how to generate a CSR, and take note that the … [Read more...] about What is a Certificate Signing Request (CSR)?
The openssl rsa command and utility is used to manage and process RSA keys. Use this command to encrypt decrypt, convert between forms of keys and print contents of the RSA keys. Generate an RSA key with openssl See our posts on generating an RSA key with both genpkey and genrsa. genpkey is … [Read more...] about openssl rsa
Use the openssl genrsa command to generate an RSA private key. The generated RSA private key can be customized by specifying the cipher algorithm and key size. Prime numbers are used in generating the RSA private key. During generation the following symbols will be outputted demonstrating the … [Read more...] about openssl genrsa – Generate RSA keys with OpenSSL
Use the openssl verify function to verify a certificate chain. openssl verify certificate chain To verify a certificate and its chain for a given website with OpenSSL, run the following command: Where -CAfile chain.pem is the downloaded certificate chain installed at the site and … [Read more...] about openssl verify – Verify a certificate and certificate chain