[openssl-users] 802.1AR certificate generation and the config file

Dr. Stephen Henson steve at openssl.org
Fri Aug 11 18:47:23 UTC 2017

On Fri, Aug 11, 2017, Robert Moskowitz wrote:

> I would want the 'openssl req' command to prompt for hwType and
> hsSerialNum.  At least for now.

Note that you can't get the 'openssl req' command prompt for this but you can
generate the extension in an appropriate syntax: see my other message for

You could prompt externally and pass the values as environment variables to
openssl req of constuct the whole config file on the fly.

Dr Stephen N. Henson. OpenSSL project core developer.
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