[openssl-users] problem with -aes256 and -outform der in cmmand

Sam Roberts vieuxtech at gmail.com
Mon Aug 21 15:58:19 UTC 2017

Probably I misunderstand the context, since PKCS#8 can be used to
encrypt EC private key info, some more info at
https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5915. Which doesn't help the OP if the
openssl CLI doesn't support it.

On Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 8:52 AM, Salz, Rich via openssl-users
<openssl-users at openssl.org> wrote:
> ➢ OK.  And why does DER not support encryption
> Because it is not defined.  If you want to encrypt keys, you need to use PKCS12 which might be too much for your application.
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