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Re: PEM Certificates

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 2 Jun 2006 09:26:09 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 1 Jun 2006, wrote:

> I read from curl document that it supports only PEM format certificates.
> The reference link

It supports DER too.

> Did you with certificates formats?

Did I what?

> Will the curl support CRT certificates downloaded from Thawte/Verisign?

If they are using the proper format.

> Also curl option
> -E/--cert <cert [: passwd]> client certificate file and password (SSL)
> How the password is different from pass phrase [-pass] for the private key
> file name [--key]

It isn't different, it is the same. The pass phrase is used for the private
key and the reason -E wants a pass phrase is because it assumes you to
concatenate both the cert and the key into a single file.

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