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Linux Postfix Mail Server SSL Certificate Installations and Configuration

Jul 16, 2007, 00:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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"How do I generate a CSR certificate for CA, to use with my postfix mail server? How do I install and configure postfix mail server SSL certificate under Red Hat enterprise Linux 5 or CentOS 5 server?

"Procedure for creating a CSR on postfix MTA is just like web server. You need to use OpenSSL which is a cryptography toolkit implementing the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1) network protocols and related cryptography standards under Linux / UNIX. To configure postfix SSL SMTP you need 3 files
(a) The private key generated using step #1
(b) Your .crt certificate file (it will be send by CA)
(c) CA certificate..."

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