[Nagiosplug-devel] looking for http/smtp server needing client certificates

Andreas Ericsson ae at op5.se
Fri Oct 28 01:52:09 UTC 2005

sean finney wrote:
> hey folks,
> i'd like to finish up the ssl-related work by adding support for
> handling client-certificate requests from the tcp/http/smtp plugins.
> however, i don't have a server that requires this in the first place.

dovecot supports this. http://www.dovecot.org.

> does anyone around here have a server that they wouldn't mind me
> testing plugins against while i hack out the code?  also, the
> cmdline options required to generate the proper cert via openssl
> would be helpful too (or sending me a copy of a cert that would "just
> work" would be fine too, i guess).

Attached is a script to generate certificates for webservers. You'll 
most likely have to tweak some of it a bit to make it sane for smtp 
usage, but it should give you a fairly good idea of how to do it.

Andreas Ericsson                   andreas.ericsson at op5.se
OP5 AB                             www.op5.se
Tel: +46 8-230225                  Fax: +46 8-230231
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