[TriLUG] Removing password from SSL cert

Alan Porter porter at trilug.org
Fri Mar 21 13:33:46 EDT 2008

My openssl FAQ list...

Remove pass phrase from RSA private key:
openssl rsa -in xxxx.key -out xxxx.nopass.key

Set or change pass phrase of private key:
openssl rsa -des3 -in xxxx.old.key -out xxxx.new.key

Print out information about a certificate:
openssl x509 -in xxxx.crt -noout -text

Print out information about a CRL:
openssl crl -in xxxx.crl -noout -text

Convert PEM format certificate to DER format:
openssl x509 -in xxxx.pem -out xxxx.der -outform DER

Convert PEM format CRL to DER format:
openssl crl -in xxxx.pem -out xxxx.der -outform DER



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