[stunnel-users] Certificate renaming

Paul Jones jonesy_boy10 at hotmail.com
Mon Jul 4 08:48:38 CEST 2005

Will c_rehash work on Windows?

Also, if anyone can give me a detailed explanation (or a website that does) 
of this process, and why it is necessary, I would be very greatful.


>From: Vasil Dimov <vd at datamax.bg>
>Reply-To: vd at datamax.bg
>To: Paul Jones <jonesy_boy10 at hotmail.com>
>CC: stunnel-users at mirt.net
>Subject: Re: [stunnel-users] Certificate renaming
>Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2005 08:48:55 +0300
>On Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 10:49:06AM +1000, Paul Jones wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I understand that in order for Stunnel to find a certificate, it has to 
> > renamed to something like xxxxxx.0 (where xxxxxx is obtained by using 
> > "openssl x509" command on the certificate).
> >
> > Why is this the case?  I read somewhere that this helps Stunnel find the
> > certificate quicker (i.e. Stunnel does not need to look at every
> > certificate file before it knows which one it wants).
> >
> > Can someone provide me a better explanation please?
> >
> > Is there any way around this?  Renaming the certificate file in such a
> > manner causes confusion when searching for the certificate of a 
> > client...
> >
>This is more related to openssl that stunnel. You can use openssl's
>c_rehash tool to create the proper symbolic links to all certificates in
>a directory.
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