Searching for a usable X509 implementation

Laura Creighton lac at openend.se
Sun Jul 5 02:27:22 CEST 2015


In a message of Fri, 03 Jul 2015 17:11:10 -0700, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn writes:
>Hi,
>I'm trying to implement certificate functionality in a python app but after fighting with pyOpenSSL and M2Crypto I'm thinking about writing wrapper functions for the OpenSSL command line tool instead or switching the app to another language all together.
>
>Apparently PyOpenSSL has no way to save a public key to a file which is baffling. M2Crypto has that ability but apparently no usable way to verify a certificate?

PyOpenSSL does, you must have missed it when looking.
You are looking for OpenSSL.crypto.dump_certificate(type, cert)
    Dump the certificate cert into a buffer string encoded with the type type.

Laura 


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