Generating certificate requests with additional subject identities using OpenSSL

The below provides steps to how the process used to create a certificate request to issue to certificate authority server in an internal environment. However, the steps to create the certificate request can be performed if submitting a certificate request to a third party certificate authority. Firstly, I will create a configuration file (openssl.cnf) to … More Generating certificate requests with additional subject identities using OpenSSL

Auto-signing client certificates on Puppet Master Server

I am currently using Puppet to automate infrastructure within a cloud offering, Amazon Web Services (AWS) for those interested!.  As part of deployment of new instances, I require the client certificate to be automatically signed by the Puppet master server to immediately begin the configuration.  This can be achieved by allowing the master server to … More Auto-signing client certificates on Puppet Master Server