adding root cert to openssl

Tobias Roth roth at
Sun Apr 16 21:20:14 UTC 2006

On Sun, Apr 16, 2006 at 10:03:03AM -0400, Robert Huff wrote:
> Tobias Roth writes:
> >  I'd like to add a certificate to OpenSSL. The OpenSSL HOWTO mentions
> >  OPENSSLDIR, which is /etc/ssl on FreeBSD (for OpenSSL from base). To
> >  have OpenSSL recognize a new certificate, it has to be put into
> >  OPENSSLDIR/certs/, but this does not exist on FreeBSD. The
> >  only certs/ dir I could find is /usr/src/crypto/openssl/certs/.
> >  
> >  So my question: How to add a certificate to OpenSSL on FreeBSD?
> 	Have you encountered any reason you can't just create the
> directory yourself?

It seems creating the dir, copying the cert file into there, and
creating a hash symlink, as advised in the OpenSSL Howto, has no

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