Namecheap SSL CSR and CA Bundle for PostiveSSL certs

CSR generation for PositiveSSL and PositiveSSL WildCard with Apache2/OpenSSL see: CSR Generation: Using OpenSSL (Apache w/mod_ssl, NGINX, OS X):

 openssl req -nodes -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout myserver.key -out server.csr

To generate the CA bundle see this article:

 cat COMODORSADomainValidationSecureServerCA.crt COMODORSAAddTrustCA.crt AddTrustExternalCARoot.crt > your_domain.ca-bundle

The Most Common OpenSSL Commands and viewing a CRL

Found a helpful article today, The Most Common OpenSSL Commands.

The particular command I needed wasn’t listed there though. What I needed to do was examine the contents of my Certificate Revocation List (CRL) certificate. I had a problem connecting to my website because it was complaining about an expired certificate and the culprit was indeed the CRL as I discovered when I ran:

 $ openssl crl -inform CER -in ca.crl -text -noout