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openssl smime message signing: why do I need a -certfile key?

Here is how one should sign a message with openssl smime? according to the docs openssl smime -sign -in in.txt -text -out mail.msg -signer mycert.pem \ -inkey mykey.pem -certfile mycerts.pem But ...
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About digital signatures. Are they really secure? [closed]

Let's suppose I want to send you an encrypted and signed message, to demonstrating authenticity and integrity, together with the natural security of asymmetric key cryptography. The procedure is, if ...
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GPG Encryption: Am I using the right keys?

I have a process to encrypt a bank file using OpenPGP (via BouncyCastle) and SFTP the file to the bank for financial processing. They sent me a public key file, which I examined the key using the ...
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Why i am getting falied attemps inspite of having public key logins in centos

I am using amazon ec2 and i have public key encryption. I was checking the /var/log/secure file and i get this Jul 17 21:14:18 server sshd[26590]: Excess permission or bad ownership on file ...
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Is there a way to see which groups/users have access to an RSA key container?

I used aspnet_regiis to create an RSA key container (machine container). I want to secure it and I know I can use the -pa and -pr commands to specify access. But is there a way to see which ...
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Connecting to a remote server using SSH from a Mac

I have generated a public key file (id_rsa.pub) and a private key file (id_rsa) and placed them in my ~/.ssh folder According to the server admin, he has already added "my key" to the server for ...
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How to provide encryption across file, folder, and email for small company

I'm the 1/2 time IT person for a small company. We run a MS environment using a Server 2003 Domain Controller, MS Storage Server 2003, and Exchange 2003. It finally occurred to them that I as an ...
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sftp and public keys

I am trying to sftp into an a server hosted by someone else. To make sure this worked I did the standard sftp user@sftp.xxxxxx.com i was promted with the password and that worked fine. I am setting ...