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I've got a very basic problem:

I managed to run Openssl on my Server with a self-signed cert and Camellia 256-bit encryption. When I look up on Google / Facebook etc. encryption, they all use RC4 128-bit which makes sense cause its much faster. Now my question is, how can I change the encryption to RC4, I looked it up all over the place but only found stuff to de/encrypt single files, not the private and public keys.

Thanks for help in advance,

Eric

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This is for SSL? Simply explicitly set the desired ciphersuites with, for example, SSL_CTX_set_cipher_list –  GregS Oct 10 '12 at 23:10
    
thank you for your help, but I don't know how to use your command. It even says command not found. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 –  Codehai Oct 20 '12 at 12:57
    
Sorry, I thought you were writing a C/C++ program that uses the openssl library. In fact you are actually do something else. So are you using openssl s_server? Or are you using the apache server? –  GregS Oct 20 '12 at 15:51
    
sorry for the late answer, I am using lighttpd atm in cgi mode –  Codehai Jul 22 '13 at 22:17
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Since the cert is self-signed, it presumably didn't cost anything. So, can't you just create a new cert using openssl but with the desired cipher suite?

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Certs don't have ciphersuites, so the answer doesn't make sense. –  GregS Oct 10 '12 at 23:07
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