Difference: GridCertificates (2 vs. 3)

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Extracting usercert.pem and userkey.pem from a PKCS12 bundle file

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  1. Save your GRID certificate from your web browser were it was installed to a PKCS12 file, e.g. to MyCertificate.p12
    The procedure to export the certificate varies from browser to browser.
    For Firefox 3, the steps to follow are:
    1. Edit → Preferences → Advanced → View Certificates → Your Certificates
    2. Select the certificate to be saved and click the "Backup..." button
    3. Save the file, e.g. to MyCertificate.p12 (You will be asked to provide a password, to be used later. Use a complex one!
  2. Transfer the file MyCertificate.p12 to your home directory at alpha.physics.uoi.gr
  3. Login to alpha.physics.uoi.gr and use the following commands (cut&paste)
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  1. Save your latest valid GRID certificate from your web browser were it was installed to a PKCS12 file, e.g. to MyCertificate.p12
    The procedure to export the certificate varies from browser to browser.
    For Firefox, the steps to follow are:
    1. Edit → Preferences → Advanced → select Certificates tab → View Certificates → Your Certificates
    2. Select the latest valid certificate to be saved and click the "Backup..." button
    3. Save the file, e.g. as MyCertificate.p12 (You will be asked to provide a password, to be used later. Use a complex one!)
  2. Transfer the file MyCertificate.p12 to your home directory at alpha.physics.uoi.gr
  3. Login to alpha.physics.uoi.gr and use the following commands (use cut&paste)
 
    1. openssl pkcs12 -nocerts -in ~/MyCertificate.p12 -out ~/userkey.pem
      • you will be asked for the password used to create the PKCS12 file
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      • you will be asked to provide a PEM pass phrase for the key encryption. Use a complex one!
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      • you will then be asked to provide a PEM pass phrase for the key encryption. Use a complex one!
 
    1. openssl pkcs12 -clcerts -nokeys -in ~/MyCertificate.p12 -out ~/usercert.pem
      • you will be asked for the password used to create the PKCS12 file
    2. chmod 0400 ~/userkey.pem
 
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