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


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] build-key-pass in windows
  • From: Jan Just Keijser <janjust@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 09:56:12 +0000

all necessary openssl executables are included with the openvpn 
installation package

JJK

Winn Johnston wrote:
> 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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