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OpenVPN 2 Cookbook by Jan Just Keijser

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xCA: a GUI for managing a PKI (Part 2)

This recipe is the second part explaining how to use xCA, a graphical tool for managing a public key infrastructure (PKI). In this recipe, we create a new certificate using the xCA GUI.

Getting ready

First, read the previous recipe and follow the instructions.

How to do it...

  1. Start xCA and open our database using File | Open Database. Click on the tab Certificates and then right-click on our CA certificate. Choose the option New certificate. A dialog box will appear. Click on the tab Source and fill in the details Internal name, Country Code, Organisation, Common name, and Email Address:
    How to do it...
  2. Do not press OK; press ...

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