Build-ca example terminal output
From Telecomix Crypto Munitions Bureau
Example of how it looks on the terminal when you are creating your own Certificate Authority. Notice that I just pressed enter when I was asked for the organizational stuff, because we have already entered that information into the vars file.
belial:~/2.0# ./clean-all belial:~/2.0# ./build-ca Generating a 2048 bit RSA private key ............................................+++ ..+++ writing new private key to 'ca.key' ----- You are about to be asked to enter information that will be incorporated into your certificate request. What you are about to enter is what is called a Distinguished Name or a DN. There are quite a few fields but you can leave some blank For some fields there will be a default value, If you enter '.', the field will be left blank. ----- Country Name (2 letter code) [ZZ]: State or Province Name (full name) [ZZ]: Locality Name (eg, city) [Internets]: Organization Name (eg, company) [Killer Clowns from Outer Space]: Organizational Unit Name (eg, section) : Common Name (eg, your name or your server's hostname) [Killer Clowns from Outer Space CA]: Email Address [email@example.com]: belial:~/2.0# cd keys/ belial:~/2.0/keys# ls ca.crt ca.key index.txt serial belial:~/2.0/keys#
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