[openssl-users] Certificate serialnumber?

David Thompson dthompson at cardconnect.com
Sun Jul 5 12:19:50 UTC 2015

> From: openssl-users On Behalf Of Ben Humpert
> Sent: Sunday, July 05, 2015 07:58

> Take a look in your openssl.cnf and you should see the option "serial"
> with a path / file specified. The serial number is taken from that
> file. If the file doesn't exists or is empty when the very first
> certificate is created then 01 is used as a serial for it.
That's for 'ca', not for 'req -new -x509'. See my answer.

<snip details for 'ca' from Ristic>


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