Hypnotoad SSL with .cer & .p7b

Hypnotoad SSL with .cer & .p7b

by Ryan Padilla -
Number of replies: 2

Hi guys,

I'm sorry I'm no expert when it comes to certificates. I can get by on Windows but this is my first time doing it on Linux.

I'm trying to follow option A here

I have these files from a public certificate authority:

Full cert chain (end-entity + intermediates + root): PKCS#7 (.p7b) · PEM (.cer)

Alternative PEM-encoded links: end-entity only · bundled intermediates + root only

I tried running this command below to convert my .CER to a .PEM file but now I'm stuck since I don't have a .KEY file

openssl x509 -in /etc/ssl/certs/webwork_csn_edu.cer -out /etc/ssl/certs/webwork_csn_edu.pem

If you need further information. Please let me know.

Thank you,


In reply to Ryan Padilla

Re: Hypnotoad SSL with .cer & .p7b

by Arnold Pizer -
There are explicit directions for working with an AWS instance, Google Domains and an Let's Encrypt certificate at
Some information there might be of help.
In reply to Arnold Pizer

Re: Hypnotoad SSL with .cer & .p7b

by Ryan Padilla -
Thank you, I was able to follow the LetsEncrypt instructions and it was a lot easier than I thought it would be. Thanks again for the reply.