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

Artem Makhutov artem at makhutov.org
Fri Oct 22 02:15:02 CDT 2010


Kevin P. Fleming schrieb:
> 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.
>>> Summary
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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.

You can also use xca (http://xca.sourceforge.net/) for this. It has a 
very nice GUI.

Regards, Artem

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