|Summary:||Replacing private key on external CA install|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Rob Crittenden <rcritten>|
|Component:||pki-ca||Assignee:||Matthew Harmsen <mharmsen>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2012-08-07 17:21:26 UTC||Type:||---|
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Description Rob Crittenden 2011-09-06 19:15:48 UTC
This may apply generally to dogtag as well but it came up as a freeipa issue. Looking for some documentation help. If a user decides they want to install dogtag with an external CA they need to know how it works prior to contacting the external CA. They need to know it is a two-stage process and that the first stage produces a CSR to be provided to the external CA for signing. We've already had one case where a user generated their own CSR and got it signed by a CA that charges $$$ to sign a CA. There must be some way to run the first stage of the installation, modify some config and replace the key, then continue with the user-generated key. I'm totally fine if there is some ugly, manual process involved. I think it will look something like: 1. User generates CSR and gets it signed 2. Install IPA --external-ca 3. Stop all pki-cad 4. Manually install private key (using pk12util I guess), perhaps modify CS.cfg. 5. Start pki-cad 6. Continue installation of IPA with normal external options.
Comment 2 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2012-03-07 00:27:00 UTC
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database. Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
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