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Re: SSL certificate pass phase in apache
From: Björn Bergstrand <bjorn () favoptic com>
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2007 17:29:09 +0100

I dont know about normaly, but if you have a password protected private key
you need to have somebody around to punch the passphrase in when the webserver restarts

Hi all
I know that I can remove password of my private key using this command:
openssl rsa -in foo_key.pem -out foo_keyclear.pem

But,I don't like this,because I should save private key without any protection on server,and if sombody access this 
file,he can easily generate a dummy "valid certificate" from same Issuer.
Is this the way that normally used on servers for thier SSL?
They won't use: 
SSLPassPhaseDialog exec:cert/passgenerator
for sending pass to apache and then protect that pass generator?

Regards

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