1. NAME

make-ssl-cert - Debconf wrapper for openssl

2. SYNOPSIS

make-ssl-cert template output-certificate [--force-overwrite]

make-ssl-cert generate-default-snakeoil [--force-overwrite]

3. DESCRIPTION

make-ssl-cert is a simple debconf to openssl wrapper to create self-signed certificates. It requires a source template (Ex: /usr/share/ssl-cert/ssleay.cnf) and it will place the new generated certificate in the specified output file.
Invoked with "generate-default-snakeoil", it will generate /etc/ssl/certs/ssl-cert-snakeoil.pem and /etc/ssl/private/ssl-cert-snakeoil.key.

4. OPTIONS

A summary of options are included below.

--force-overwrite

    Use this option

ONLY when strictly required since it will overwrite the output certificate.

5. SEE ALSO

"openssl" (1)

6. AUTHOR

The program author is Thom May < >, manual page was written for completness by Fabio M. Di Nitto < >, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).