Author: Juha Ylitalo
Date: 30-06-02 19:42
In current apache13-modssl (1.3.26), make certificate will create you test certificate:
shoes# make certificate
===> Creating Test Certificate for Server
SSL Certificate Generation Utility (mkcert.sh)
Copyright (c) 1998-2000 Ralf S. Engelschall, All Rights Reserved.
Generating test certificate signed by Snake Oil CA [TEST]
WARNING: Do not use this for real-life/production systems
STEP 0: Decide the signature algorithm used for certificate
The generated X.509 CA certificate can contain either
RSA or DSA based ingredients. Select the one you want to use.
Signature Algorithm ((R)SA or (D)SA) [R]:
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If you give "make TYPE=custom certificate", system will also generate CA for you and then its upto you to decide how you will secure private key on your CA.