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TXT_DB error number 2 means DB_ERROR_INDEX_CLASH. You've tried to submit a certificate into the OpenSSL CA database with the same index twice. The cause of this is usually submitting a certificate to the database that contains the same Serial Number or same Common Name. For the latter, check for the unique_subject option in the intermediate/openssl.conf ...


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According to the tutorial, I should be able to change the Common Name during this process That tutorial tells you to generate a new key with openssl genrsa AND new CSR with openssl req -new AND create the cert from the CSR with openssl ca. (Although like too many people it wrongly says a cert is created by 'sign[ing] the CSR'. The CA does not sign the CSR....


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GateSentry generates the certificates of the host that you are accessing on-the-fly so that your browser believes that it is accessing the original site. That certificate has to be signed by a Certification Authority that your browser trusts otherwise you'll get error messages such as the one you've seen. GateSentry comes with a default CA certificate ...



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