[asterisk-dev] Why? was: Add a contrib script for generating certs for TLS stuff

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at digium.com
Thu Oct 21 17:30:49 CDT 2010

On 10/21/2010 04:11 PM, Hans Witvliet wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-10-21 at 20:30 +0000, Terry Wilson wrote:
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>> Review request for Asterisk Developers.
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>> After suffering through yet another fun day of setting up TLS certs for asterisk, I figured I'd knock out a quick script so I don't ever have to do it again.
> Just curious,
> As there are about a dozen or so tools for making/maintaining
> certificates, why create another?
> I would rather expect to see explained how to generate certificates with
> allready available tools...., nor re-re-re-inventing the wheel!

Yeah... the OpenVPN distribution already contains "easyssl" scripts to
do this, and the tinyca2 tool is a very easy to use GUI wrapper for
OpenSSL that also can be used for this purpose.

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