[openssl-users] openssl genrsa question

Viktor Dukhovni openssl-users at dukhovni.org
Fri Feb 6 21:37:17 UTC 2015

On Fri, Feb 06, 2015 at 01:13:08PM -0600, Rex Bloom wrote:

> I am being required to generate the following type of digital signature:

A PKCS#1 v1.5 signature.

> I am doing the following:
> openssl genrsa -aes128 -out private.pem 2048

You're generating a private key, that could be used to create PKCS#1
signatures of various objects, or could be used for some other RSA
signature scheme.


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