Client certificate

Name

  cert

Details

Type Byte sequence
DHCP option number 175.91
ISC dhcpd syntax option ipxe.cert

Examples

Convert a certificate file to hex dump format

  openssl x509 -in client.crt -outform DER | \
      perl -0777 -ne 'print join ( ":", map { sprintf "%02x", $_ } unpack "C*" )."\n"'

Configure the client certificate via VMware GuestInfo

  guestinfo.ipxe.cert = "30:82:03:cf:30:82:02:b7:a0:03:02:01:02:02:09:00:e5:2c: ... :78:2f:94"

Description

Specifies the client certificate used to authenticate iPXE to TLS servers.

See also

Notes

Client certificates are usually too large to be transmitted via DHCP.

A certificate must have a corresponding private key.

 
cfg/cert.txt · Last modified: 2012/05/22 00:27 by mcb30
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