[Fedora-directory-users] boot time startup requires password

Kevin Myer kevin_myer at iu13.org
Fri Jul 8 15:39:10 UTC 2005


NB:  you trade the ease of startup with a security risk, in that your 
is stored in a file cleartext.


Quoting Brian Jones <bkjones at gmail.com>:

> Hi all.
> I hit a snag yesterday when I rebooted my directory server box
> (running RHEL 4). The problem is that I'm using SSL/TLS, and that
> means that every time I restart the directory server I have to provide
> the password for the certificate database. Now, I *know* that this
> would never stand in a large production environment, so I can only
> imagine that I missed some essential piece of documentation on how I
> can use SSL/TLS, but not be forced to provide a password every time
> the server starts.
> Could someone provide a link to the doc that addresses this, or does
> someone have some clue they could provide for my feeble brain?
> Thanks.
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Kevin M. Myer
Senior Systems Administrator
Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13  http://www.iu13.org

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