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Old 7th March 2006, 04:01
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Default postfix TLS problem - please help!

hello I have successfully installed howtoforge ubuntu breezy and everything is working great except smtp tls. here is a copy of the problem from mail.log. I would very much appreciate any information that woudl help me with this issue. I have been trying to figure this out all day.

Mar 6 20:47:22 bbmail3 postfix/smtpd[15657]: warning: cannot get private key from file /etc/postfix/ssl/smtpd.crt
Mar 6 20:47:22 bbmail3 postfix/smtpd[15657]: warning: TLS library problem: 15657:error:0906D06C:PEM routines:PEM_read_bio:no start lineem_lib.c:642:Expecting: ANY PRIVATE KEY:
Mar 6 20:47:22 bbmail3 postfix/smtpd[15657]: warning: TLS library problem: 15657:error:140B0009:SSL routines:SSL_CTX_use_PrivateKey_file:PEM lib:ssl_rsa.c:709:
Mar 6 20:47:22 bbmail3 postfix/smtpd[15657]: cannot load RSA certificate and key data
Mar 6 20:47:27 bbmail3 postfix/smtpd[15657]: connect from unknown[]
Mar 6 20:47:42 bbmail3 postfix/smtpd[15657]: lost connection after STARTTLS from unknown[]
Mar 6 20:47:42 bbmail3 postfix/smtpd[15657]: disconnect from unknown[]

Additional information:
ls -l /etc/postfix/ssl
total 20
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 969 2006-03-06 20:12 cacert.pem
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 963 2006-03-06 20:12 cakey.pem
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 741 2006-03-06 20:11 smtpd.crt
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 631 2006-03-06 20:11 smtpd.csr
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 887 2006-03-06 20:11 smtpd.key

root@bbmail3:/etc/postfix/ssl# cat smtpd.crt

NOTE: The middle of the ssl cert was removed for security.

I was not able to find any information online about the problem that I am having.

I have redone the openssl steps from:

Last edited by ryanhs; 7th March 2006 at 18:35.
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