[GemStone-Smalltalk] Understanding secure backups

Iwan Vosloo iwan at reahl.org
Tue Sep 3 19:32:40 PDT 2019

Ah, I see that the certs are used by GsSecureSocket which makes sense. I 
guess the secure backup examples just use the same directories for 
storing their keys as well.

On 2019/09/04 12:13, Iwan Vosloo wrote:
> Hi there.
> I am trying to figure out how to use GemStone secure backups on GemStone 
> 64Bit 3.4.1 on Linux.
> The documentation talks of private and public keys - things I understand 
> and know how to generate using openssl.
> However, what confuses me is the contents of the directory 
> $GEMSTONE/examples/openssl
> Specifically, there are scripts in there related to being a certificate 
> authority, and there is a CA certificate.
> I see no mention of certificates and being a CA in documentation, so I 
> wondered what it is used for and how?
> Regards
> Iwan


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