Monitoring, Management & Location Tracking

Errors with Apache SSL Certificate and removing password on certificate.
The following error message is displayed when the Apache process is restarted or during installation of AMP.
 
Error: "Unable to configure RSA server private key" Specify the correct private key for the certificate.

Compare the modulus of certificate against the modulus of the private key to see if they match by using the following commands:
To view the certificate modulus:
openssl x509 -noout -text -in certfile -modulus
To view the key:
openssl rsa -noout -text -in keyfile -modulus
Check that the certificate and private key is saved in notepad and that it has no trailing spaces.

Error: "OpenSSL:error:0B080074:x509 certificate outines:x509_check_private_key:key values mismatch" This error message occurs if you are using the incorrect certificate or private key during installation. So you need to use the matching key and certificate files.

To view the certificate:
openssl x509 -noout -text -in certfile
To view the key:
openssl rsa -noout -text -in keyfile
 
Below is an example of the interaction with a password included:
SSL cert:
[root@Airwave]# /etc/init.d/httpd restart
Stopping httpd: [ OK ]
Starting httpd: Apache/2.2.8 mod_ssl/2.2.8 (Pass Phrase Dialog)
Some of your private key files are encrypted for security reasons. In order to read them you have to provide the pass phrases.
 
Server chrisschuld.com:443 (RSA)
Enter pass phrase:
OK: Pass Phrase Dialog successful.
 
So to remove the password use the following command:
 
[root@Airwave]# openssl rsa -in chrisschuld.com.key -out chrisschuld.com.key.nopass
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