[Box Backup] Generating private key, certificate request on Windows, bbackupd-config
Tue, 22 Aug 2006 20:20:28 +0100
On 22 Aug 2006, at 20:14, E.W. Peter Jalajas wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'd like to try to start generating keys on windows (win32) to give my
> clients a little more independence.
> Run the bbackupd-config script to generate the configuration
> and generate a private key and certificate request.
> /usr/local/bin/bbackupd-config /etc/box lazy 999 hostname
> /var/bbackupd /home
> Google reports openssl for windows here:
> and here:
> (I don't know anything about either of them.)
> (Cygwin also comes with openssl.)
> Am I delusional to think that I could try to port all or most of
> bbackupd-config to Windows? Or is there some new easier way todo this
> these days?
perl scripts using openssl are purely because I'm lazy. What really
needs to be done is to rewrite bbackupd-config in C++ so it can do
the certificate generation itself. Using the openssl API isn't too