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make-ssl-cert - Debconf wrapper for openssl
template output-certificate [--force-overwrite]
make-ssl-cert is a simple debconf to openssl wrapper to create self-signed
It requires a source template (Ex: /usr/share/ssl-cert/ssleay.cnf)
and it will place the new generated certificate in the specified
Invoked with "generate-default-snakeoil", it will generate
/etc/ssl/certs/ssl-cert-snakeoil.pem and /etc/ssl/private/ssl-cert-snakeoil.key.
A summary of options are included below.
Use this option
when strictly required since it will overwrite the output certificate.
The program author is Thom May <email@example.com>, manual
page was written for completness by Fabio M. Di Nitto
<firstname.lastname@example.org>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system
(but may be used by others).
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Time: 01:28:41 GMT, January 23, 2018