July 15, 2013 | By Regaz.
This Short Guide shows you How to Create/Make/Generate an OpenSSL/SSL Self-Signed Certificate on Linux Mint.
To Generate an OpenSSL/SSL Self-Signed Certificate you will Need to have Installed on System the OpenSSL Package for Linux Mint.
To the Article Top there is a Link to Guide for How to Create a Private SSL Key on Linux Mint.
Open a Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands).
Check if OpenSSL is Installed
To Get Installed OpenSSL for Linux Mint:
su -c "apt-get install openssl"
Generate a Certificate Signing Request:
openssl req -new -key myKEY.pem -out myCSR.pem
During Process you will be Prompted to Answer to Some Questions…
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openssl x509 -req -in myCSR.pem -signkey myKEY.pem -out myCERT.pem
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