Don't prompt for SSL Pass Phrase
Jon D. Slater
Jon.Slater at LPBroadband.Net
Fri Nov 11 17:44:25 UTC 2005
Paul Howarth wrote:
> Jon D. Slater wrote:
>> I remotely administer a machine with an SSL private certification key.
>> Occasionally I need to reboot the machine remotely.
>> During the boot process (at the machines location) I get:
>> Server www.blahblahblah.com:443 (RSA)
>> Enter pass phrase:
>> And it waits forever.
>> Currently I've disable httpd at boot, and start the service manually,
>> through ssh after a reboot.
>> Am I missing a more automated solution?
> See Alexander's recent post on this subject:
Seems straight-forward enough, but it didn't work...
I decrypted according to the instructions, then (to test) restarted
httpd and was again prompted for a "pass-phrase".
What did I miss? (Not that there's a lot to miss in 2 lines of
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