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Re: [Openvpn-users] Reading SSL private key from a Kerberized NFS homedir


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Reading SSL private key from a Kerberized NFS homedir
  • From: Jan Just Keijser <janjust@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 14:36:13 +0100

You could try using a Kerberos PKCS11 plugin (for openvpn 2.1 only). For 
example, see
  http://www.citi.umich.edu/projects/kerb_pki/
I must add that I haven't tried this myself.

cheers,

JJK

Alex Li wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Has anyone tried to start openvpn (client side) and read the SSL 
> private key from a Kerberized NFS homedir? We already have ssl keys 
> for other purposes and I'd like to reuse them. But the problem is even 
> as root it can't read the keys that reside under such homedirs.
>
> Any other suggestions? Are there any other ways of feeding the private 
> key to openvpn at startup time?
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> -alex
>
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