passphrase in /etc/init.d client start script

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scheruga
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passphrase in /etc/init.d client start script

Post by scheruga » Fri Aug 19, 2011 5:10 pm

I have a client start script that works perfect as long as the key do not have a passphrase.

Otherwise the script tells me
"Enter Private Key Password:"
but stops without letting me allow to enter a passphrase.

The result is that the client VPN connection is not established.

Does anyone know how to handle this?

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Re: passphrase in /etc/init.d client start script

Post by maikcat » Sat Aug 20, 2011 12:56 pm

hi there,

your client has locked his key with password...

-or-

during cert creation someone entered password to protect the key


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