[openssl-users] Creating an X25519-based Certificate

Michael Scott mike.scott at miracl.com
Wed Jun 29 17:26:36 UTC 2016

On Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 6:21 PM, Salz, Rich <rsalz at akamai.com> wrote:

> > To repeat: X25519 only supports key exchange.  The 25519 signing
> > mechanism is not yet defined.

Which I don't have a problem with.

But surely the openssl command line tool should provide a mechanism for
allowing an X25519-based certificate to be signed by a CA.

Its seems that the "certificate request" protocol, which requires
self-signing, prevents this in this case.


> And see also: https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-curdle-pkix/
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