does Openssl 3.0 has backward compatiblity.

Tomas Mraz tomas at
Wed Feb 9 11:29:00 UTC 2022

The PKCS12 files use algorithms that are legacy, you need to load the
legacy and default provider to be able to load them. You can do that
either with configuration file (see man 5 config) or with
OSSL_PROVIDER_load() calls.


On Wed, 2022-02-09 at 11:11 +0000, Srinivas, Saketh (c) wrote:
> Does openssl 3.0 supports the openssl 1.0 pkcs12 files. Is it
> backward compatible. For me it giving error in PKCS12_parse
> function. 
> thanks,
> Saketh.
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