[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>:
>>> 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.
>>> 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.


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