Jeff
Jeff Cloud Systems Architect
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Add or Change a PFX Passphrase with OpenSSL

Add or Change a PFX Passphrase with OpenSSL

Add or Change a PFX Passphrase with OpenSSL


Ever needed to add or change a passphrase on a PFX file? Here ya go

Using OpenSSL

openssl pkcs12 -in cert.pfx -out temp.pem -nodes

Leave passphrase blank here (unless one was previously set)

openssl pkcs12 -export -out cert.pfx -in temp.pem
Enter Export Passord:
Verifying - Enter Export Password:

Enter your new passphrase and you’re done