openssl - How to Strip a key file of its passcode

Given the creation of a key and the passcode how would I strip the key of that passcode given
the following :

openssl genrsa -des3 -out test2013.key 3072

and yes I do know the passcode

 I tried:
 openssl rsa -in test2013.key -out test2013wo.key

but it failed to work
I also tried:
 openssl rsa -des3 -in test2013.key -out test2013wo.key
Robert SilverSr. Software EngineerAsked:
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Daniel HelgenbergerCommented:
The first command should have worked. Can you do this and paste the output:
openssl rsa -verbose -in test2013.key -out new.key

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Robert SilverSr. Software EngineerAuthor Commented:
I need more sleep!  I logged my passphrase incorrectly subsituting a word for a number
shame on me!. Once I entered the correct pass phrase the operation worked.
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