[stunnel-users] Stunnel Certificate generation

Matty Ronald matty.rnld at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 09:08:39 CEST 2009

Could you please help me how.

My requirement is that duing make install i should not be asked to
enter those questions.
Iam not able to find any such thing.

Thanks in advance for the help.

On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 7:38 PM, Alaric Dailey<alaricd at pengdows.com> wrote:
> You can modify your stunnel.conf, there are lots of examples on the web to do that.
> Please don't use self-signed certs, you will have no end of issues, and there is NO reason to.  StartCom offers free certificates, is in most browsers now, and will be included in IE by the end of September.
> http://blog.startcom.org/?p=205
> So why would you create the headaches of using self-signed certs?
> Original Message -----------------------
> Hi,
> I would like to know whether it is possible to automate the process of
> generating stunnel.pem.
> During the make install we get questions like:
> Generating a 1024 bit RSA private key
> ..................++++++
> .........++++++
> writing new private key to 'stunnel.pem'
> -----
> You are about to be asked to enter information that will be incorporated
> into your certificate request.
> What you are about to enter is what is called a Distinguished Name or a DN.
> There are quite a few fields but you can leave some blank
> For some fields there will be a default value,
> If you enter '.', the field will be left blank.
> -----
> Country Name (2 letter code) [PL]:
> How Can i automate it or avoid these questions so that i don't have to
> provide any input during make install.
> Please help me if you can.
> Iam using Tru64 platform.
> Thanks & Regards,
> Matty
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