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Re: Where is CA.pl?
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Where is CA.pl?
- From: jmc <jmc_(_at_)_prioris_(_dot_)_mini_(_dot_)_pw_(_dot_)_edu_(_dot_)_pl>
- Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2003 10:02:29 +0100
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
On Wed, Dec 17, 2003 at 01:08:55AM +0100, Alexander Farber wrote:
> my dad has finally bought himself a laptop and I'm
> trying to change the sendmail setup at the OpenBSD
> server in his office, so that he could authenticate
> himself (from random IP's) against sendmail/STARTTLS
> using Mozilla Thunderbird and a client certificate.
> I wonder, where is the file CA.pl needed to create
> the certficates? I only see the
CA.pl is not installed by default. It is just a perl script which you
could move to /usr/local, BUT...
CA.pl (and CA.sh) are just wrappers around openssl's `ca' command. See
the CA section of openssl(1) for info on how to use it. I suspect you do
not even need CA.pl.
If you are trying to set up sendmail/STARTTLS there is a man page
(starttls(8)) which documents the process (without using CA.pl).
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