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Bug 162116 - genkey generates localhost.cert but localhost.crt is needed
Summary: genkey generates localhost.cert but localhost.crt is needed
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: crypto-utils
Version: 11
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Elio Maldonado Batiz
QA Contact:
: 501594 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-30 01:19 UTC by Per Bothner
Modified: 2010-10-14 18:05 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-06-28 10:20:40 UTC
Type: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Fixed the certificate suffix to be .crt as Apache expects it (679 bytes, patch)
2009-05-20 15:42 UTC, Elio Maldonado Batiz
no flags Details | Diff

Description Per Bothner 2005-06-30 01:19:29 UTC
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Description of problem:
Running: genkey --days 700 localhost
creates /etc/pki/tls/certs/localhost.cert.
However, the rest of the system seems to want localhost.crt.
Evidence for the this is: /etc/httpd/conf.d/ssl.conf and /etc/pki/tls/certs/Makefile
Renaming the file seems to fix it.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1. remove/rename  /etc/pki/tls/{certs/localhost.key,private/localhost.key}
   if needed.
2. as root: genkey --days 700 localhost

Actual Results:  Note the presence of /etc/pki/tls/certs/localhost.cert.

Expected Results:  Should have created /etc/pki/tls/certs/localhost.crt.

Additional info:

I marked the bug as "Normal", though there is an easy work-around, because:
(1) figuring out how to generate certificates is confusing and poorly
documented (are they any current HOWTOs?), so let's remove this annoying hurdle.
(2) It's trivial to fix the genkey script.
(That is, unless there is some reason why it sometimes is ".cert" and sometimes ".crt".  I hope not - this is all mysterious enough as it is!)

Comment 1 Christian Iseli 2007-01-22 11:38:27 UTC
This report targets the FC3 or FC4 products, which have now been EOL'd.

Could you please check that it still applies to a current Fedora release, and
either update the target product or close it ?


Comment 2 petrosyan 2008-02-17 19:54:47 UTC
Fedora Core 4 is no longer maintained.

Setting status to "INSUFFICIENT_DATA". If you can reproduce this bug in the
current Fedora release, please reopen this bug and assign it to the
corresponding Fedora version.

Comment 3 Elio Maldonado Batiz 2009-05-20 00:00:43 UTC
The current version has the same incorrect suffix. I'm reopening this bug and assigning it myself. Will fix in Rawhide for Fedora 12.

Comment 4 Elio Maldonado Batiz 2009-05-20 15:42:01 UTC
Created attachment 344833 [details]
Fixed the certificate suffix to be .crt as Apache expects it

Comment 5 Elio Maldonado Batiz 2009-05-22 16:17:53 UTC
In F-11 the suffix is already correct. I fixed for devel and F-10. It should show up in Fedora-10 test updates in a few days. You may get it now from http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=103064.

Comment 6 Elio Maldonado Batiz 2009-05-24 16:31:39 UTC
Package: crypto-utils
NVR: crypto-utils-2.4.1-21
User: bodhi
Status: complete
Tag Operation: moved
From Tag: dist-f10-updates-candidate
Into Tag: dist-f10-updates-testing

crypto-utils-2.4.1-21 successfully moved from dist-f10-updates-candidate into dist-f10-updates-testing by bodhi

Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 09:07:51 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

More information and reason for this action is here:

Comment 8 Matt Castelein 2009-06-24 19:51:00 UTC
Why is this waiting for fedora 12 instead of an update to 11?

Comment 9 Elio Maldonado Batiz 2009-06-24 21:03:30 UTC
This isn't waiting for anything. It has been corrected on fedora 11, and consequently on 12 (devel), since crypto-utils where changed to use NSS. For some reason the fix wasn't in 10. On Fedora 10 it has been pushed to stable, as per 
I'm setting the status now to modified.

Comment 10 Matt Castelein 2009-07-01 00:45:35 UTC
*** Bug 501594 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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Comment 12 Bug Zapper 2010-06-28 10:20:40 UTC
Fedora 11 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-06-25. Fedora 11 is 
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