OpenSSL

Cryptography and SSL/TLS Toolkit

OpenSSL commands

The openssl manpage provides a general overview of all the commands.

NAME Description
asn1parseASN.1 parsing tool
casample minimal CA application
CA.plfriendlier interface for OpenSSL certificate programs
ciphersSSL cipher display and cipher list tool.
cmsCMS utility
c_rehashCreate symbolic links to files named by the hash values
crl2pkcs7Create a PKCS#7 structure from a CRL and certificates.
crlCRL utility
dgstmessage digests
dhparamDH parameter manipulation and generation
dsaDSA key processing
dsaparamDSA parameter manipulation and generation
dss1message digests
ecEC key processing
ecparamEC parameter manipulation and generation
encsymmetric cipher routines
errstrlookup error codes
gendsagenerate a DSA private key from a set of parameters
genpkeygenerate a private key
genrsagenerate an RSA private key
md2message digests
md4message digests
md5message digests
mdc2message digests
nseqcreate or examine a netscape certificate sequence
ocspOnline Certificate Status Protocol utility
openssl-asn1parseASN.1 parsing tool
openssl-casample minimal CA application
openssl-ciphersSSL cipher display and cipher list tool.
openssl-cmsCMS utility
openssl-crl2pkcs7Create a PKCS#7 structure from a CRL and certificates.
openssl-crlCRL utility
openssl-dgstmessage digests
openssl-dhparamDH parameter manipulation and generation
openssl-dsaDSA key processing
openssl-dsaparamDSA parameter manipulation and generation
openssl-ecEC key processing
openssl-ecparamEC parameter manipulation and generation
openssl-encsymmetric cipher routines
openssl-errstrlookup error codes
openssl-gendsagenerate a DSA private key from a set of parameters
openssl-genpkeygenerate a private key
openssl-genrsagenerate an RSA private key
opensslOpenSSL command line tool
openssl-nseqcreate or examine a netscape certificate sequence
openssl-ocspOnline Certificate Status Protocol utility
openssl-passwdcompute password hashes
openssl-pkcs12PKCS#12 file utility
openssl-pkcs7PKCS#7 utility
openssl-pkcs8PKCS#8 format private key conversion tool
openssl-pkeypublic or private key processing tool
openssl-pkeyparampublic key algorithm parameter processing tool
openssl-pkeyutlpublic key algorithm utility
openssl-randgenerate pseudo-random bytes
openssl-reqPKCS#10 certificate request and certificate generating utility.
openssl-rsaRSA key processing tool
openssl-rsautlRSA utility
openssl-s_clientSSL/TLS client program
openssl-sess_idSSL/TLS session handling utility
openssl-smimeS/MIME utility
openssl-speedtest library performance
openssl-spkacSPKAC printing and generating utility
openssl-s_serverSSL/TLS server program
openssl-s_timeSSL/TLS performance timing program
openssl-tsgetTime Stamping HTTP/HTTPS client
openssl-tsTime Stamping Authority tool (client/server)
openssl-verifyUtility to verify certificates.
openssl-versionprint OpenSSL version information
openssl-x509Certificate display and signing utility
passwdcompute password hashes
pkcs12PKCS#12 file utility
pkcs7PKCS#7 utility
pkcs8PKCS#8 format private key conversion tool
pkeypublic or private key processing tool
pkeyparampublic key algorithm parameter processing tool
pkeyutlpublic key algorithm utility
randgenerate pseudo-random bytes
reqPKCS#10 certificate request and certificate generating utility.
ripemd160message digests
rsaRSA key processing tool
rsautlRSA utility
s_clientSSL/TLS client program
sess_idSSL/TLS session handling utility
sha1message digests
sha224message digests
sha256message digests
sha384message digests
sha512message digests
shamessage digests
smimeS/MIME utility
speedtest library performance
spkacSPKAC printing and generating utility
s_serverSSL/TLS server program
s_timeSSL/TLS performance timing program
tsgetTime Stamping HTTP/HTTPS client
tsTime Stamping Authority tool (client/server)
verifyUtility to verify certificates.
versionprint OpenSSL version information
x509Certificate display and signing utility