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Build-ca example terminal output

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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 [do@not.mail.me]:
belial:~/2.0# cd keys/
belial:~/2.0/keys# ls
ca.crt	ca.key	index.txt  serial

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