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SSL Certificates HOWTO

Franck Martin

Revision History
Revision v0.5 2002-10-20 Revised by: FM
Adding IPsec information from Nate Carlson, natecars@natecarlson.com / Adding IMAPS and POPS information from Bill Shirley, webnut@telocity.com / Adding WinCrypt information from Colin McKinnon, colin@wew.co.uk
Revision v0.4 2002-06-22 Revised by: FM
Various corrections - adding ASCII Art
Revision v0.3 2002-05-09 Revised by: FM
Adding x509v3 extension information - Correcting spelling
Revision v0.2 2001-12-06 Revised by: FM
Adding openssl.cnf file / Adding CRL info from Averroes, a.averroes@libertysurf.fr / Correcting spelling
Revision v0.1 2001-11-18 Revised by: FM
Creation of the HOWTO

A first hand approach on how to manage a certificate authority (CA), and issue or sign certificates to be used for secure web, secure e-mail, or signing code and other usages.