NAME

  cert-init.pl

SYNOPSIS

  cert-init.pl [ -cacert /path/to/cacert.pem ]
               [ -cakey /path/to/cacert's/key.pem ]
               [ -out /path/to/save/cert ]
               [ -outkey /path/to/save/key ]
               [ -passout password-to-encrypt-output-key ]
               [ -capass password-to-decrypt-cakey ]
               [ -lifetime N (hours, default 8544 hours (365 days)) ]
               [ -serial N ]
               [ -host dns.of.host.for.alt.name ]
               [ -bits N (any of {512|1024|2048|4096} default 1024) ]
               [ -CA  ]
         The following will be processsed in the order they are encountered
               [ -C countryName ]
               [ -O Organisation ]
               [ -OU OrganisationUnit ]
               [ -L Location ]
               [ -DC DomainComponent ]
               [ -ST StateOrProvince ] (Not recommended)
               [ -UID UserID ] (Not recommended)
               [ -Email emailAddress ]
               [ -CN CommonName ]

DESCRIPTION

Creates an X.509 certificate and key.

SEE ALSO

This script was originally designed for SHEBANGS, a JISC funded project at The University of Manchester. http://www.mc.manchester.ac.uk/projects/shebangs/ now http://www.rcs.manchester.ac.uk/projects/shebangs/

Mailing list, shebangs@listserv.manchester.ac.uk

Mailing list, voms-lite@listserv.manchester.ac.uk

AUTHOR

Mike Jones <mike.jones@manchester.ac.uk>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright (C) 2006 by Mike Jones

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.8.3 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.