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NSEQ

Section: OpenSSL (1SSL)

Updated: 2014-07-22

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NAME

nseq - create or examine a netscape certificate sequence

SYNOPSIS

openssl nseq [-in filename] [-out filename] [-toseq]

DESCRIPTION

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.

COMMAND OPTIONS

-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.:
-toseq
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.:

EXAMPLES

Output the certificates in a Netscape certificate sequence

Create a Netscape certificate sequence

NOTES

The PEM encoded form uses the same headers and footers as a certificate:

A Netscape certificate sequence is a Netscape specific form 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.

BUGS

This program needs a few more options: like allowing DER or PEM input and output files and allowing multiple certificate files to be used.


Index

NAME

SYNOPSIS

DESCRIPTION

COMMAND OPTIONS

EXAMPLES

NOTES

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