This is a discussion on Error loading CA private key - Openssl ; Hello, I am running the foll. commands for setting up openldap with openssl. And getting the error listed below. Please help. Also I checked out changing openssl.cnf line to private_key = $dir/private/cakey.pem # The private key [root@jeeves1 misc]# ./CA.pl -newca ...
I am running the foll. commands for setting up openldap with openssl. And
getting the error listed below. Please help.
Also I checked out changing openssl.cnf line to private_key =
$dir/private/cakey.pem # The private key
[root@jeeves1 misc]# ./CA.pl -newca
CA certificate filename (or enter to create)
Mail server, CSE
[root@jeeves1 misc]# ls
CA.pl CA.sh c_hash c_info c_issuer c_name demoCA
[root@jeeves1 misc]# openssl req -newkey rsa:1024 -nodes -days 365 -keyout
newreq.pem -out newreq.pem
Generating a 1024 bit RSA private key
writing new private key to 'newreq.pem'
You are about to be asked to enter information that will be incorporated
into your certificate request.
What you are about to enter is what is called a Distinguished Name or a DN.
There are quite a few fields but you can leave some blank
For some fields there will be a default value,
If you enter '.', the field will be left blank.
Country Name (2 letter code) [AU]:IN
State or Province Name (full name) [Some-State]:Maharashtra
Locality Name (eg, city) :Mumbai
Organization Name (eg, company) [Internet Widgits Pty Ltd]:
Organizational Unit Name (eg, section) :
Common Name (eg, YOUR name) :
Email Address :
Please enter the following 'extra' attributes
to be sent with your certificate request
A challenge password :
An optional company name :
[root@jeeves1 misc]# ./CA.pl -sign
Using configuration from /usr/local/openssl/openssl.cnf
unable to load CA private key
14024:error:0906D06C:PEM routines:PEM_read_bio:no start
lineem_lib.c:644:Expecting: ANY PRIVATE KEY
Signed certificate is in newcert.pem
thanks and regards,
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