gencert - Generate a test NSS database for mod_nss
A tool used to generate a self-signed CA as well as server and user certificates
for mod_nss testing.
This is used to generate a default NSS database for the mod_nss Apache module.
It does not test to see if an existing database already exists, so use with
will generate a new NSS database with the password
It generates a self-signed CA with the subject "CN=Certificate Shack,
It also generates a certificate suitable for servers with the subject
"CN=<FQDN>, O=example.com, C=US", and a user certificate with
the subject "E=alpha@<FQDN>, CN=Frank Alpha, UID=alpha, OU=People,
The nicknames it uses are:
- Specifies the destination directory where the NSS databases
will be created.
Report bugs to http://bugzilla.redhat.com.
Rob Crittenden <email@example.com>.
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