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When running an error message is shown during SSL certificate creation and signing:
Generating SSL key and public certificate.
CA password:
ERROR: web server's SSL certificate generation/signing failed:

Using configuration from /root/ssl-build/rhn-ca-openssl.cnf
unable to load CA private key
140716645250704:error:06065064:digital envelope routines:EVP_DecryptFinal_ex:bad decrypt:evp_enc.c:592:
140716645250704:error:0906A065:PEM routines:PEM_do_header:bad decrypt:pem_lib.c:488:

Verifying manually with openssl:
openssl rsa -in /root/ssl-build/RHN-ORG-PRIVATE-SSL-KEY
Enter pass phrase for /root/ssl-build/RHN-ORG-PRIVATE-SSL-KEY:
unable to load Private Key
140421670274704:error:06065064:digital envelope routines:EVP_DecryptFinal_ex:bad decrypt:evp_enc.c:592:
140421670274704:error:0906A065:PEM routines:PEM_do_header:bad decrypt:pem_lib.c:488:


Enter the correct CA password.


A wrong CA password is specified.


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  • Document ID:7021093
  • Creation Date: 13-Jul-2017
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
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