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Automate ssl password entry at startup

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Hello,

I have a LINUX system (RHEL3) that requires a password to be entered for the Apache SSL certificate at startup of the physical box.  If there is no person present to PHYSICALLY enter this password after a reboot has happened, the box never comes all the way up.

How can I change the configuration of this to NOT ask for a password?  or, is there a way to automate the entry of this password?  I'd like to do whatever is easiest, and I really don't know where to begin to attack this.

All help and suggestions are appreciated!
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