On Thursday 30 April 2009 01:05:50 Robert Huff wrote: > Dan Nelson writes: > > > When buying a new SSL cert, I've been generating a new > > > request each year... I am just about to buy another and it > > > occurred to me that I'm entering the same info. Do I really > > > need a new request file each year? Or can I just reuse the > > > same one (presuming none of the info has changed.) > > > > You can reuse the old one. > > I'm not an expert on these, but it was my understanding that > certificates carry in internal "expiration date" after which the > application may respond as it pleases.
Yes, but the *request* does not. Also, if using openssl, just set the defaults in /etc/ssl/openssl.cnf to your values, so you can enter through the questions. -- Mel _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"