5 minutes to complete the nginx SSL configuration

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1 Preparation of the environment

Downloadopenssl for windows

The 2 generation of certificate

openssl genrsa -des3 -out openssl.key 1024

openssl req -new -x509 -key openssl.key -out openssl.crt -days 3650

openssl rsa -in openssl.key -out openssl_nopass.key

Specific operation


Error : Unable to load config info from /usr/local/ssl/openssl.cnf

Download: openssl.conf parameters using -config openssl.conf is specified


Certificate file


The 3.nginx configuration SSL



4 Results



Linux and windows configuration almost.


You can use the OpenSSL self certification, certification of commercial need to use third party agencies

openssl req -new -key openssl.key -out openssl.csr


openssl x509 -req -days 3650 -in openssl.csr -CA openssl.crt -CAkey openssl.key -CAcreateserial -out openssl.crt 




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Free OpenSSL to generate SSL certificate [ssl generation.

How to use OpenSSL to create a certificate



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Posted by Clifford at December 09, 2013 - 5:43 PM