Configuration Example

OpenSSL & Cygwin – Certificate Authority

René Jorissen on September 30, 2009 0 Comments • Tags: #authority #certificate #cygwin #howto #openssl

I am using OpenSSL in conjunction with Cygwin on my Windows laptop to generate Certificate Signing Request and other SSL certificate related issues. Today I configured my own Certificate Authority, using the following guideline. Preparations First I created some directories, like shown below: mkdir /home/sslCAcd /home/sslCAmkdir certs private newcerts Next I created a serial file … Read More

Configuration Example, Security

Cygwin with OpenSSL for CSR generation

René Jorissen on September 18, 2008 2 Comments • Tags: #certificate #csr #cygwin #generate #geotrust #openssl #request #signing #ssl #verisign

A lot of services, which are published to the Internet, are secured with SSL certificates. A lot of times we use SSL certificates to secure communications when implementing ISA reverse proxy servers, Citrix Secure Gateway servers and/or Cisco WebVPN portals. When you want to secure a connection with a SSL certificate you have to create … Read More