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Old 09-02-2009, 12:43 AM   #1
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genkey vs openssl

Hi guyz,
whats the diffennce between using genkey vs openssl to generate the csr??
Old 09-30-2009, 08:26 PM   #2
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Long time, no answer. Did you work it out yourself? Perhaps a bit more detail would evoke an answer.

Googling "linux man genkey" (at the moment I just have access to BSD and Solaris man pages) turns up --, and it looks as though it is an interactive interface to openssl. Don't quote me on that.

When I work with certs, I typically either look at my own notes or refer to this howto --


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