[openssl-users] Testing ports through firewall
warron.french at gmail.com
Thu Dec 21 13:36:26 UTC 2017
Hello Community, and Merry Christmas/Happy Seasons Greetings,
anyway, I need some help with understanding an openssl feature -
I executed the following command: openssl s_server -accept 21937 -www &
And immediately got the following output:
[sysadm at wfrench-rhel6c-cit ~]$ Error opening server certificate private key
140679739017032:error:02001002:system library:fopen:No such file or
unable to load server certificate private key file
In order to test ports that are not encrypted with SSL/TLS do I still have
to generate a certificate and private key file (each)?
I would like to test ports from one machine using openssl s_client against
a remote machine on an opposing network, running a "listener", using
Perhaps I am way off? I am not allowed to use openssl for this sort of
Any guidance would be greatly appreciated because I want to expand my
understanding of the openssl suite of commands and its offerings.
Have a nice day,
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