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Re: [Openvpn-users] build-key-pass in windows


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] build-key-pass in windows
  • From: Winn Johnston <winn_johnston@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2007 10:31:32 -0800 (PST)

You would need to download openSSL to do such a thing.

-winn

--- Jan Just Keijser <janjust@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I don't know why there's no build-key-pass.bat but
> the only difference 
> between the linux versions is:
> 
> # diff build-key build-key-pass
> 15c15
> <       openssl req -days 3650 -nodes -new -keyout
> $1.key -out $1.csr 
> -config $KEY_CONFIG && \
> ---
>  >       openssl req -days 3650 -new -keyout $1.key
> -out $1.csr -config 
> $KEY_CONFIG &&
> 
> so you could try creating your own
> build-key-pass.bat:
> - start with build-key.bat, copy it to
> build-key-pass.bat
> - remove -nodes from the build-key-pass.bat file
> 
> HTH,
> 
> JJK
> 
> Chris Brooks wrote:
> > I don't have this script in my Windows
> installation. How can I get it? 
> > I need to add a password to these files because my
> users will be 
> > carrying the certs and the config files on a USB
> drive...... While on 
> > the subject let me provide a little more info on
> what I'm doing and 
> > see if the list feels I'm going about it in the
> proper way.
> >  
> > I have a police dept who needs access to an
> application from the duty 
> > laptops in the cars. My plan into install openvpn
> on the laptops and 
> > then issue each officer a sub key with a unique
> cert/config file on 
> > it. To protect the certs I need to put a password
> on them. Does this 
> > sound like the best process?
> >
> 
> 
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