[foaf-protocols] FOAF+SSL: Simple Recipe to Create X.509 Client Certificates in PHP

Melvin Carvalho melvincarvalho at gmail.com
Thu Aug 19 08:23:18 CEST 2010


On 19 August 2010 06:25, Joe Presbrey <presbrey at csail.mit.edu> wrote:

> simpleCreateClientCertificate.php is returning OpenSSL errors today.
>

Will take a look ... thanks ...


>
> --
> Joe Presbrey
>
> On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 9:31 AM, Melvin Carvalho
> <melvincarvalho at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi All
> >
> > The following is a simple test page that can be used to create self
> signed
> > X.509 certificates, in order to be used with FOAF+SSL:
> >
> > http://foaf.me/simpleCreateClientCertificate.php
> >
> > Steps will be taken to ensure that that copies of keys or passwords are
> not
> > stored on the server, however, it is recommended that certificates are
> > created on an own client, and that this page is used for testing purposes
> > only.
> >
> > At the bottom of the page is a link containing a recipe for generating
> self
> > signed certificates, using PHP:
> >
> > http://foaf.me/Using_PHP_to_create_X.509_Client_Certificates.php
> >
> > Using the self signed certificate, together with a FOAF file containing a
> > public key of the form:
> >
> > <rdf:type rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/ns/auth/rsa#RSAPublicKey"/>
> > <cert:identity rdf:resource="FOAFURI"/>
> > <rsa:modulus
> >
> rdf:parseType="Resource"><cert:hex>KEY0123456789ABCDEF</cert:hex></rsa:modulus>
> > <rsa:public_exponent
> >
> rdf:parseType="Resource"><cert:decimal>65537</cert:decimal></rsa:public_exponent>
> >
> > should grant you access to a FOAF+SSL enabled resrouce:
> >
> > It would be desirable for user agents to be able to automatically import
> the
> > p12 certificates, though it seems to be browser dependent, and is
> something
> > being looked in to.  If you manage to be able to install a certificate in
> > your browser, it can be tested here.
> >
> > https://foaf.me/simpleLogin.php
> >
> > Feedback is appreciated,
> >
> > -Melvin
> >
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