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Self-signed RSA cert generation and signing using OpenSSL

(The following notes were made as a self-guide for a U. class (Network Security)) First step: Obtaining our PEM keys. This can be done as my previous post, where the generated keys are already in PEM format. A PEM encoded key looks like this: -----BEGIN PRIVATE KEY----- -----END PRIVATE KEY-----

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RSA key generation and file encryption using OpenSSL

(The following notes were made as a self-guide for a U. class (Network Security), I usually use GPG for this, hehe. Everything in this document was taken from the man pages of OpenSSL) First step: RSA private key generation. We use the following command: openssl genrsa -out id_rsa 3072

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