setting up an openssl client/server

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Sun Jul 22 07:37:09 UTC 2012

On 22/07/2012 07:38, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> What it is missing, as well in the pages of and
>, is a complete step by step guide to make certificates
> and keys to SSL a simple client/server communition, or at least I can't
> see them.

I've found TinyCA (ports: security/tinyca) to be simple and easy to use
for setting up a personal certification authority.  Just remember not to
fill in the e-mail field when creating a HTTPS server cert if you want
the filename of the cert to be based on the site URL.



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