Results for tag certificates

  • Automated certificate expiration checks on CentOS
    Joor Loohuis, 2009-12-20
    It is essential to keep track of the expiration dates of SSL certificates, and so it's useful to have a periodic check on all certificates in use on a system, that will alert systems administrators when a certificate is about to expire. This article shows one way of setting up such a procedure for CentOS and other RHEL derivatives.
  • OpenSSL defaults for certificate generation
    Joor Loohuis, 2009-10-19
    OpenSSL deliberately provides rather useless defaults when certificates are generated. Here's one way of saving yourself some typing when you're frequently confronted with this chore.