[openssl-users] Need help encrypting my ca.key
bird_112 at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 6 05:04:19 UTC 2015
Thanks for the response. First I am running this on Windows 7. Questions
1. How can I determine what key format my ca.key is in?
2. You say there are multiple key formats for the same key, but for my peace of mind I would like to get the same key format that I originally had. How can I do this?
> Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2015 02:48:13 +0000
> From: openssl-users at dukhovni.org
> To: openssl-users at openssl.org
> Subject: Re: [openssl-users] Need help encrypting my ca.key
> On Mon, Jan 05, 2015 at 08:37:24PM -0600, jack seth wrote:
> > I must be doing something wrong but I can't figure out what it is. I am trying to encrypt my private ca key with this command
> > openssl rsa -in ca.key -out caencrypted.key -aes256
> > This works fine but the problem is I don't get the original key back when I decrypt it using this command
> > openssl rsa -in caencrypted.key -out catest.key
> > catest.key doesn't have the same characters in it as ca.key when looking at them in a text editor. What am I missing here?
> There are multiple possible key formats for the same key. Instead
> compare the outputs of:
> $ umask 077
> $ openssl rsa -in ca.key -noout -text > txt1
> $ openssl rsa -in catest.key -noout -text > txt2
> $ diff txt1 txt2
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