NCSA CyberSecurity

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OpenSSL is a very powerful cryptography utility, perhaps a little too powerful for the average user. With all the different command line options, it can be a daunting task figuring out how to do exactly what you want to do. Here are several common tasks you may find useful. Note that some commands may require version 0.9.8a and above.

Creating Certificates

Viewing Certificates

Proxy Certificates

Private Keys

PKCS12 / PEM Formats