openssl-nseq, nseq - create or examine a Netscape certificate sequence
openssl nseq [-help] [-in filename] [-out
The nseq command takes a file containing a Netscape certificate sequence
and prints out the certificates contained in it or takes a file of
certificates and converts it into a Netscape certificate sequence.
Output the certificates in a Netscape certificate sequence
- Print out a usage message.
- -in filename
- This specifies the input filename to read or standard input if this option
is not specified.
- -out filename
- Specifies the output filename or standard output by default.
- Normally a Netscape certificate sequence will be input and the output is
the certificates contained in it. With the -toseq option the
situation is reversed: a Netscape certificate sequence is created from a
file of certificates.
openssl nseq -in nseq.pem -out certs.pem
Create a Netscape certificate sequence
openssl nseq -in certs.pem -toseq -out nseq.pem
The PEM encoded form uses the same headers and footers as a certificate:
A Netscape certificate sequence is a Netscape specific format that
can be sent to browsers as an alternative to the standard PKCS#7 format when
several certificates are sent to the browser: for example during certificate
enrollment. It is used by Netscape certificate server for example.
This program needs a few more options: like allowing DER or PEM input and output
files and allowing multiple certificate files to be used.
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