PFX (p12) Certificate Conversion

Personal, Public Key Infrastructure ( PKI ), Tech
What is a PFX CertificatePKCS #12 is one of the family of standards called Public-Key Cryptography Standards (PKCS), published by RSA Laboratories. It defines a file format commonly used to store X.509 private keys with accompanying public key certificates, protected with a password-based symmetric key PFX Certificate?In practice .pfx is just another file extension for a PKCS#12 or .p12 type certificate.Convert PFX to PEMThis command will convert a pfx certificate to a X509 pem encoded certificate. The use of the -nodes flag will give the option to password protect the private key in the new pem encoded certificate. For information on converting pem to der encoded certificates.Export ALL: Public Certificates, Private Keys, and CA Chain as single certificateEncrypt private key with a password[crayon-58d8448375ca7689465875/]Do not encrypt private key[crayon-58d8448375cb5047621132/]Export Public Certificate from…
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scp: ambiguous target

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I was attempting to secure copy a file over a remote server and I encountered the following error: $ scp file.txt user@ip_address:"/file path/" scp: ambiguous target So after some trial and error I discovered the problem was the space " " in the path to which I was attempting to copy the file to. I knew you would have to escape the space with a " " however I would still get the error. To solve this problem you need to escape the space AND add the quote around the path $ scp /file/to/copy user@desthost:"/file path/"
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Operation: Love ReUnited

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My lovely wife Chesnye has found a worthy cause to donate our resources to.  We've taken our photography business forever photoz and teamed up with Operation Love ReUnited. THIS IS TAKEN FROM THEIR HOMEPAGE Introduction To The Program: If you have ever been through a military deployment, there are no words to explain how hard it is to send the father or mother of your children off to some foreign, dangerous land, leaving you all behind…. Alone.  It’s indescribable to watch their faces light up as their mother or father comes up the stairs of the airport after months, possibly a year or more, of not hugging each other.  Emotions fly through the main lobby, it’s so very good to have them home.  Your base’s Family Support Squadron will help…
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NXServer and Lastlog

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On CENTOS 5.5 nxserver would not update the lastlog database.  The USESSION directive was set correctly in the nxserver.conf file. The solution was the permissions on /var/log/lastlog was set to 644 and the ownership was root:root.   Once it was changed to root:utmp and 664 the lastlog was updated correctly when a user logged into the nxsession.
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Optiplex 760 Network Issue on SUSE 11.2

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There seems to be an issue with the network driver for the Dell Optiplex 760 and Suse 11.2 This problem resides in the e1000e driver that is supposed to superceede the e1000 driver. What needs to be done is blacklist the e1000e driver and revert back to the e1000 driver that does work with this network card. Edit the File /etc/modprobe.d/50-blacklist.conf Add a the line to the bottom of the file blacklist e1000e Then still as root run these commands #rmmod e1000e #modprobe e1000 #rcnetwork restart should only show on module loaded. #lsmod | grep -i e1000 If it shows multiple then reboot, you should be able to configure the network card via Yast2 now.
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Lightroom3 Beta

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I got to play with Adobe's Lightroom 3 Beta.  I took a picture that I really liked that I took with my camera phone.  I did some simple processing on it and this is what I came up with.  Can you guess which one is which?
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