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guides:unix_admin:removing_pass-phrase_from_rsa_private_key [2009/08/06 14:39] (current)
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 +====== Removing Pass Phrase from RSA Key ======
  
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 +1. Remove the encryption from the RSA private key (while keeping a backup copy of the original file):
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 +   $ cp server.key server.key.org
 +   $ openssl rsa -in server.key.org -out server.key
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 +2. Make sure the server.key file is only readable by root:
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 +   $ chmod 400 server.key
guides/unix_admin/removing_pass-phrase_from_rsa_private_key.txt · Last modified: 2009/08/06 14:39 (external edit)