[CentOS] Export/Import wild card SSL

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Tue Oct 23 17:48:02 EDT 2012


aurfalien wrote:
> On Oct 23, 2012, at 1:22 PM, Eero Volotinen wrote:
>> 2012/10/23 aurfalien <aurfalien at gmail.com>:
<snip>
>>> My scenario;
>>>
>>> I have a wild card SSL installed on one of my CentOS boxes.
>>>
>>> As I understand it, this server was used as a sort of master when
>>> originally generating and receiving the wild card SSL cert (got the
>>> cert from GoDaddy BTW).
>>>
>>> So, now I must export some file(s) from that server so that I can
>>> import it/them to another server.
<snip>
>>> But I honestly do not under stand what I did here and have a feeling
>>> this is incomplete as aren't public and private key involved some how?
>>>
>>> I have my ca.csr (my request file), ca.key (my private key) and ca.pem
>>> (my public key) files in hand and ready.  A backup has been made for
>>> testing.
>>
>> Looks like you are a bit lost in ssl-forest.
>
> Ain't that the truth.
>
>> just copy your privatekey
>> and signed cert file to another box and configure apache. that is all
>> that is needed.
>
> Wow, so simple that its complicated :)
>
Did you generate the new files with the correct name of the new server? If
not, people browsing there will see complaints that the key doesn't match
the server name.

      mark



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