Certificate Signing Request

Key file:

$ openssl genrsa -des3 -out key.withpass 2048
Generating RSA private key, 2048 bit long modulus
e is 65537 (0x10001)
Enter pass phrase for key.withpass:
Verifying - Enter pass phrase for key.withpass:

Passphrase verwijderen:

$ openssl rsa -in key.withpass -out key
Enter pass phrase for key:
writing RSA key
$ rm key.withpass


$ openssl req -new -key key -out csr
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) [AU]: CC
State or Province Name (full name) [Some-State]: State
Locality Name (eg, city) []: City
Organization Name (eg, company) [Internet Widgits Pty Ltd]: Organization
Organizational Unit Name (eg, section) []:
Common Name (eg, YOUR name) []: hostname.example.com
Email Address []:

Please enter the following 'extra' attributes
to be sent with your certificate request
A challenge password []:
An optional company name []:

Optioneel, self-signed certificate:

openssl x509 -req -days 365 -in csr -signkey key -out crt