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howtos:network_services:postfix_dovecot_mysql:ssl [2015/02/15 22:31 (UTC)]
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howtos:network_services:postfix_dovecot_mysql:ssl [2015/03/08 09:38 (UTC)] (current)
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-===== Configuring SSL Certificates ===== +====== Configuring SSL Certificates ====== 
-<note important>This article is under construction and not complete! Please return later...</note>+ 
 +This page is supplemental to main article: [[howtos:network_services:postfix_dovecot_mysql|Creating a Virtual Mail Server with Postfix, Dovecot and MySQL]] 
 We will now create and install a self-signed SSL certificate to support secure email. We will now create and install a self-signed SSL certificate to support secure email.
  
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 If this is important to your use case, simply obtain and substitute your own CA-signed certificates to the same locations used here.</note> If this is important to your use case, simply obtain and substitute your own CA-signed certificates to the same locations used here.</note>
  
-The dovecot package installs a script for generating self-signed certs at /usr/doc/dovecot-2.2.13/mkcert.sh, which you may use if you prefer. The following commands do the same thing but to a different path.+The dovecot package installs a script for generating self-signed certs at /usr/doc/dovecot-2.2.13/mkcert.sh, which you may use if you prefer. The commands shown below do the same thing but save the certificate and key to a different path.
  
 The following commands will generate a certificate good for one year. You may adjust the value after -days to make the certificate valid for a different period of time. We will use the paths used here in later steps, so please note if you change them. The following commands will generate a certificate good for one year. You may adjust the value after -days to make the certificate valid for a different period of time. We will use the paths used here in later steps, so please note if you change them.
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 +====== Sources ======
 +  * Originally written by [[wiki:user:astrogeek | astrogeek]]
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