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Re: step 0 of simplessl.c

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2013 21:55:29 +0100 (CET)

On Sat, 23 Feb 2013, Dennis Clarke wrote:

> However, right away this sample code says I need a client certificate?

The sample code uses a client certificate, yes. This is rarely used in real

> Do I need to go to verisign and get one of theirs or can I use openssl to
> gen my own and that will be fine?

None of that. Client certificates are issued by the (admins of the) server you
want to access.

Try this brief certificate overview:

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Received on 2013-02-23