Re: OpenVPN & Debian Stretch
- Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2018 10:30:18 -0000 (UTC)
- From: Dan Purgert <dan@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: OpenVPN & Debian Stretch
Dan Ritter wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 05, 2018 at 12:29:02AM -0000, Dan Purgert wrote:
>> Dan Ritter wrote:
>> > On Tue, Sep 04, 2018 at 07:42:58PM -0400, Wayne Sallee wrote:
>> >> Has anyone set up OpenVPN with ssh-keygen -t rsa ?
>> > Technically, you can do that.
>> ssh-keygen generates ssh keys, not x.509 certificates ...
> An x.509 cert contains an RSA key signed by a CA. openssl can do
> the signing, at which point you've half-reimplemented easy-rsa.
Sure - but it just seems silly to use ssh-keygen, then openssl to
convert it to the right format when openssl (or the easy-rsa wrapper
thereto) can do all the work for you in one go.
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