Hi, I am trying to sign a file using dgst but not sure why I got this "unable to load key file". Unable to load Public Key (OpenSSL RSA, Debian Squeeze) ... And here's the command I'm using to try to encrypt a message (contained in file "archivo") and save the result to file "encriptado": Code: openssl rsautl -encrypt -inkey pub.pem -pubin -in archivo -out encriptado. Q: openssl dgst: unable to load key file error?. the one you provided when you did 'ca genca'. Hello, I am building an OpenSSL application to process credit cards. Unable to load public key when encrypting data with openssl, openssl error:0906D064:PEM routines:PEM_read_bio:bad base64 decode. Below is the command to create a password-protected and, 2048-bit encrypted private key file (ex. In this section, will see how to use OpenSSL commands that are specific to creating and verifying the private keys. OpenSSL "ca" - Sign CSR with CA Certificate How to sign a CSR with my CA certificate and private key using OpenSSL "ca" command? I had a problem today where Java keytool could read a X509 certificate file, but openssl could not. I think my configuration file has all the settings for the "ca" command. To view the modulus of the RSA public key in a certificate: openssl x509 -modulus -noout -in myserver.crt | openssl md5. OpenSSL command line error: unable to load client certificate private key file. You have to give the passphrase you used to encrypt the private key of the CA (CAkey.pem), i.e. There is no certificate. domain.key) – $ openssl genrsa -des3 -out domain.key 2048. CRLF shouldn't matter; Apache uses OpenSSL and OpenSSL accepts and ignores CR in PEM on all systems even Unix.However, there is a different Windows-caused issue: many Windows programs like to put a Byte Order Mark, appropriately abbreviated BOM(b! PKCS11_load_public_key returned NULL unable to load key file $ openssl dgst -engine pkcs11 -keyform engine -verify "pkcs11:object=SIGN%20pubkey;type=public" -sha256 -sigopt rsa_padding_mode:pss -sigopt rsa_pss_saltlen:-1 -signature sig1.out ~/src/wtls-verifier engine "pkcs11" set. The key ID is not a valid PKCS#11 URI as defined by RFC7512. This is a CentOS server with OpenSSL version 1.0.2 (22 Jan 2015). Create a Private Key. server.pem only contains the key, and thus -cert is correct when it says unable to load certificate. ), at the beginning of the file and thus the beginning of the first line, which OpenSSL does NOT accept. @Sahithi, as your command output shows, the file does not contain the certificate and key. Openssl unable to load private key bad base64 decode. – Stefan Lasiewski Jan 28 '13 at 18:23 If it doesn't say 'RSA key ok', it isn't OK!" I am trying to verify a signature, but get "unable to load key file." Yes. 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