[strongSwan] PKCS#10 file format with "ipsec pki -req"

ABULIUS, MUGUR (MUGUR) mugur.abulius at alcatel-lucent.com
Thu Mar 11 17:31:45 CET 2010

Hi Martin,
> the only supported output format of a certificate request file is 
> binary DER.

For which reason one will choose "ipsec pki -req" on a strongSwan system instead openssl to generate certificate request files in DER format?

More general question: Do you know which one of DER or PEM formats are most widely used by various PKI related tools for certificate request files?


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