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Generate an ECDSA key and CSR with OpenSSL

I know how to generate an RSA Private Key and CSR: openssl genrsa -out my.key.pem 2048 openssl req -new -sha256 -key my.key.pem -out my.csr But, how do I do the same with an ECDSA (Elliptic Curve ...
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OpenSSL ECDSA verification

Using ECDSA, how do you verify integrity of Data (D), Given the value for the following: Random number (r) Signature (s) ECpublic Key (K) In other words, Using OpenSSL command line, can I decrypt ...
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Can I extract R and S from an ECDSA signature in bit form, and vica versa?

I have searched the forum and found related information, but not answer to this question. I am working in an extremely bandwidth-restricted environment, in need of creating as small ECDSA signatures ...
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How does OpenSSH decide which host key to use?

By default, in my current version (6.9p1), OpenSSH Server will create four types of host keys: $ ls /etc/ssh/ssh_host_*_key.pub /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key.pub /etc/ssh/ssh_host_ecdsa_key.pub /etc/ssh/...
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How does one verify the PGP RSA and/or DSA checksum signatures for putty?

To verify the download integrity of putty, how is the best way to first verify the "SHA-512: (RSA sig) | (DSA sig)" PGP signature of these check-sum files for putty? (I am guessing "sig" means ...
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Parameters to create a self-signed DSA certificate on Ubuntu 12.04?

I would like to create a self-signed DSA certificate on Ubuntu 12.04 for use with a webserver and TLS 1.2 (HTTPS) connection. I found that you can run the following command to create an RSA one: ...
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Information about a given DSA Key

Reading the answer http://superuser.com/a/13189/246855 to the question What is better for GPG keys - RSA or DSA?, I decided to examine the 2048 bit DSA key I use to figure out which secure hash ...
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Sharing windows 7 id_rsa and id_dsa key to another OS

On my windows 7 I have both id_dsa and id_rsa keys. I've decided that I want to switch to ubuntu 12.04 LTS to be exact. can I transfer my id_dsa and id_rsa keys and other git configurations to Ubuntu? ...
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Best encryption and signing algorithm for GnuPG: RSA/RSA or DSA/Elgamal? [closed]

I have found this relatively old question about whether RSA or DSA is the preferred algorithm for signing and encrypting with GnuPG. When using gpg --gen-key, the two relevant choices are either "RSA ...