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CentOS:  Install SSL certificate

Posted on 2011-03-10
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Hi All,

Very new to using CentOS and SSH.  But slowly getting the hang of it.


I've setup a website and want to add an SSL certificate.

Can anyone walk me through the process.
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by:farzanj
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Do you need it for Apache, LDAP, or SSH keys?
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Apache
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I have a PFX file with the public and private key
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I have openssl on the server.
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I found this link, but dont know where to copy things too;

http://www.petefreitag.com/item/16.cfm
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I followed the steps on that link and got the following error;

#openssl ca -in apachekey.csr -out apachecert.pem

Using configuration from /etc/pki/tls/openssl.cnf
Error opening CA private key ../../CA/private/cakey.pem
31033:error:02001002:system library:fopen:No such file or directory:bss_file.c:352:fopen('../../CA/private/cakey.pem','r')
31033:error:20074002:BIO routines:FILE_CTRL:system lib:bss_file.c:354:
unable to load CA private key
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Please follow this guide step by step

http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/rhel-apache-httpd-mod-ssl-tutorial/

If you still have problem, let me know.
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Thats the same link?
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I am sorry, got really busy and could not help you.
If you found the solution, please post it here.  That would help the community too.

Thanks
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Here's my notes;

You just need to update the PFX password.


Create PFX
copy mydomain.com.pfx to /etc/httpd/conf/ssl/pfx

connect to root via SSH

# = type

#openssl
#pkcs12 -in /etc/httpd/conf/ssl/pfx/mydomain.com.pfx -passin pass:PFX-Password -nokeys -out

/etc/httpd/conf/ssl/crt/mydomain.com.crt
#pkcs12 -in /etc/httpd/conf/ssl/pfx/mydomain.com.pfx -passin pass:PFX-Password -nocerts -out

/etc/httpd/conf/ssl/key/mydomain.com.key -passout pass:PFX-Password


insert the following lines to the VirtualHost in httpd.conf using vi (vi /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf)




SSLEngine On
SSLCertificateFile /etc/httpd/conf/ssl/crt/mydomain.com.crt
SSLCertificateKeyFile /etc/httpd/conf/ssl/key/mydomain.com.key


Then restart the webserver

#/etc/init.d/httpd restart



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Thanks.

Before closing, it is better if you post your solution, and accept it.
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I raised a delete request, so will have it removed and accept my answer.

Hopefully it will help someone.  
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answer above
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