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dovecot SSL certificate missing

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I am running redhat 9.0. I have been using uw-imap for some time now and wanted to try out dovecot. After installing dovecot and trying to start it up I am getting an error
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Starting IMAP daemon (dovecot): Fatal: Can't use SSL certificate
/usr/share/ssl/certs/dovecot.pem: No such file or directory
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The dovecot.pem file doesn't exist.
How can I create SSL certificates for dovecot?
I tried dovecot on a fedora machine without any problems at all.

Thanks for any help.
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cd /usr/share/ssl/certs/
make dovecot.pem
fill in the information and you are done.

/Rob
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Thanks I will give this a try when I get home.
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Just post back if that solved the problem or if you nedd furder help.

/Rob
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I have not had a chance to try this out. I guess if it doesn't work I could always repost the question.

Thanks again
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JUst post back to this one and ill help you
/Rob
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It worked thanks.
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