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Network Security with OpenSSL by Pravir Chandra, Matt Messier, John Viega

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Name

s_server

Synopsis

The s_server command is a basic SSL-enabled server that can be used as a diagnostic tool when building, setting up, and debugging SSL clients.

Options

-accept port

Specify the port on which to listen for connections. If this option is not specified, the default of 4433 is used.

-context ID

Specify any string that will be used as the SSL context ID.

-cert filename

Specify the name of a file containing the certificate to use. If this option is not specified, the command will look for a file called server.pem in the directory from which the command-line tool was started.

-key filename

Specify the name of a file containing the private key to use. The private key must match the certificate that is being used. If this option is not specified, the command will expect to find the private key in the same file as the certificate.

-dcert filename

Specify the name of a file containing an additional certificate that the server can use. This is useful for providing both RSA and DSA keys for connecting clients. There is no default if this option is not specified.

-dkey filename

Specify the name of a file containing the private key that matches the certificate specified with the dcert option. If the dcert option is specified without this one, the key should be in the same file as the certificate.

-nocert

Cause no certificate to be used. Use of this option severely restricts the ciphers that are available for use. This means that only anonymous Diffie-Hellman ciphers may ...

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