I was replacing ssl certificates on a lo ... / 2009-11-24

2009-11-24 I was replacing ssl certificates on a lo ... 9 years ago
I was replacing ssl certificates on a lot of servers and got it working everywhere except on our ldap server. The SSL certificate chain wasn't given out so there was no link between a trusted root and the certificate on the server. I had it configured:
TLSCACertificateFile /etc/openldap/ssl/cacert.pem
TLSCertificateFile /etc/openldap/ssl/servercrt.pem
TLSCertificateKeyFile /etc/openldap/ssl/serverkey.pem
With the certificate in servercrt.pem and the intermediate certificates in cacert.pem. But that was a config from an older server which uses OpenSSL, including openssl libraries (libssl). The newer ldap server uses the gnu tls libraries (libgnutls) which really need:
TLSCertificateFile /etc/openldap/ssl/servercrt.pem
TLSCertificateKeyFile /etc/openldap/ssl/serverkey.pem
With the server certificate and the entire chain together in servercrt.pem. Something to keep in mind, so I documented it on our internal wiki.

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