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Re: SSL server certificate that has an intermediary certificate in the chain
- To: Francis Swasey <Frank.Swasey@uvm.edu>
- Subject: Re: SSL server certificate that has an intermediary certificate in the chain
- From: Philip Guenther <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 12:09:56 -0700
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
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On Fri, 29 Jul 2011, Francis Swasey wrote:
> I have searched the faq-o-matic, google, the admin guide, and I cannot
> find any documentation that will allow me to set up my OpenLDAP 2.4.25
> server using an SSL certificate that was issued from a CA that uses
> intermediate certificates (by, which I mean to indicate any commercial
> SSL cert company currently selling certs).
> Apache has the SSLCertificateChainFile directive to handle this.
> OpenLDAP seems to be lacking this functionality.
> I have tried placing both the server certificate and the intermediate
> certificate in the same file. OpenLDAP won't start if I put the
> intermediate certificate first, and openssl fails to verify the
> certificate chain if I put the server certificate first in the file.
> Have I missed something obvious or has OpenLDAP really forced me into
> the position of needing to add the intermediate certificate from my SSL
> CA Vendor into my trusted store on all my clients?
It's a CA cert; have you tried adding it to the file specified by the