[CentOS] Why is localhost self-signed cert a CA cert?
rgm at htt-consult.com
Tue Jan 8 23:27:36 UTC 2013
On 01/08/2013 05:07 PM, Gordon Messmer wrote:
> On 01/08/2013 11:49 AM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> Why was this chosen? Why is not -extensions v3_req used in the
>> certificate creation?
> Because it has to be able to sign itself?
I just checked a couple RFCs. If this is a root CA cert, of course it is
self-signed. By definition.
But a self-signed server cert is not a CA root cert....
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