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UPDATE-CA-CERTIFICATES(8)   System Manager's Manual  UPDATE-CA-CERTIFICATES(8)



NAME
       update-ca-certificates - update /etc/ssl/certs and certificates.crt

SYNOPSIS
       update-ca-certificates [options]

DESCRIPTION
       This manual page documents briefly the update-ca-certificates commands.
       This manual page was written for the Debian distribution.

       update-ca-certificates is a program that updates /etc/ssl/certs  direc-
       tory  to  hold  SSL certificates and generates certificates.crt that is
       single-file version of CA certificates.

       It reads /etc/ca-certificates.conf file. Each lines  list  pathname  of
       activated CA certificates under /usr/share/ca-certificates.  Lines that
       begin with "#" is comment line.  Lines that begin with "!" is deselect,
       deactivation of the CA certificates.

OPTIONS
       A summary of options is included below.

       -h, --help
              Show summary of options.

       -v, --verbose
              Be verbose. Output c_rehash.

       -f, --fresh
              Fresh updates.  Remove symlinks in /etc/ssl/certs directory.

FILES
       /etc/ca-certificates.conf
              A configuration file.

       /etc/ssl/certs/ca-certificates.crt
              A single-file version of CA certificates.  This hold all CA cer-
              tificates that you activated in /etc/ca-certificates.conf.

       /usr/share/ca-certificates
              Directory of CA certificates.

SEE ALSO
       c_rehash(1),

AUTHOR
       This manual page was written by Fumitoshi UKAI <ukaiATdebian.jp>, for
       the Debian project (but may be used by others).



                                 20 April 2003       UPDATE-CA-CERTIFICATES(8)