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Old 11-18-2012, 01:11 PM   #1
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Validate OpenVPN keys

Is there a method to validate the format of OpenVPN keys ?

So that before authentication, that they are in a valid format.
Old 11-20-2012, 11:39 AM   #2
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If you mean the signed certificates and such you can validate them using openssl from the command line.
ie, if you have a server.crt that you want to verify, that was signed by a CA certificate you can verify the server.crt with

openssl verify -CAfile cafile server.crt

or something similar. read the openssl man pages for more information


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