Product Documentation

ssl dhParam

Sep 12, 2016

The following operations can be performed on "ssl dhParam":

create ssl dhParam

Generates a Diffie-Hellman (DH) key.

Synopsys

create ssl dhParam <dhFile> [<bits>] [-gen ( 2 | 5 )]

Arguments

dhFile

Name of and, optionally, path to the DH key file. /nsconfig/ssl/ is the default path.

Maximum value: 63

bits

Size, in bits, of the DH key being generated.

Minimum value: 512

Maximum value: 2048

gen

Random number required for generating the DH key. Required as part of the DH key generation algorithm.

Possible values: 2, 5

Default value: 2

Example

1) create ssl dhparam /nsconfig/ssl/dh1024.pem 1024 -gen 5