msgcert allows you to generate a certificate request, add a certificate to the certificate database, list certificates in the database and so on. For detailed information enter the following at the command line:
This is shown below.
# ./msgcert --help Usage: msgcert SUBCMD [GLOBAL_OPTS] [SUBCMD_OPTS] [SUBCMD_OPERANDS] Manages the Messaging Servers Certificate Database The accepted values for SUBCMD are: add-cert Adds a certificate to the certificate database add-selfsign-cert Creates and adds a selfsign certificate to the certificate database export-cert Exports a certificate and its keys from the database generate-certDB Creates Messaging Server Databases cert8.db key3.db secmod.db and sslPassword import-cert Adds a new certificate and its keys to the cert database import-selfsign-cert Adds a new selfsign certificate and its keys to the cert database list-certs Lists all certificates in the Certificate database remove-cert Removes a certificate from the database renew-cert Renews a certificate renew-selfsign-cert Renews a selfsign certificate request-cert Generates a certificate request show-cert Displays a certificate The accepted value for GLOBAL_OPTS is:-?, --help Displays SUBCMD help NOTE: You must stop all the TLS or SSL-enabled servers before making any changes to the Certificate Database.
Each of the sub-commands shown above performs a specific certificate management function. Details about these sub-commands and their functions can be obtained by entering the following:
msgcert SUBCMD –help
The remainder of this section will describe some common certificate management procedures.