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Every now and then, you run into a situation where you might need an SSL/TLS certificate. You could always generate a self-signed one – but that won’t be trusted by anyone, so that’s no bueno. You could also order one online, even for free – but that’s kind of cumbersome,…Continue reading How to export the SSL/TLS certificate from a website using PowerShell?
This article explains another small but significant gotcha you “just need to know” when working with certificates and certification authorities, and you – just like me – are for some reason still using Windows as your workhorse. I’ll go through how to export the private key that has been stored…Continue reading How to export the private key from your Certificate Signing Request on Windows?
This post explains how to verify a private key (possibly a .key file) that you somehow got your hands on, that matches a certificate file (.cer) you also somehow are in possession of. I have no idea where I got mine, but I had to figure out how to make…Continue reading Using openssl to verify a certificate matches a private key