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I need to import my company's CA certificate to AIX6. I copied .crt file to /var/ssl/certs and /opt/freeware/etc/ssl/certs/ where all CA certificates are located, but I it's not enough. How should I register new certificate?

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I found solution on http://gagravarr.org/writing/openssl-certs/others.shtml

Check where is located openssl directory:

# openssl version -d
OPENSSLDIR: "/var/ssl"

Copy .crt file to openssl cert directory (OPENSSLDIR/certs):

# cp CA.crt /var/ssl/certs/CA.crt

OpenSSL looks up certificates by using their hashes. Certificate hash can be calculated using command:

# openssl x509 -noout -hash -in /var/ssl/certs/CA.crt

Create symbolic link with hash to original certificate in OpenSSL certificate directory:

# cd /var/ssl/certs
# ln -s CA.crt `openssl x509 -hash -noout -in CA.crt`.0

Validate if certificate is installed correctly by trying to connect to website which uses it:

# openssl s_client -connect <server>:port
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