The default CN prompt message can be confusing when often the CN needs to
authorDr. Stephen Henson <steve@openssl.org>
Tue, 6 Dec 2011 00:01:09 +0000 (00:01 +0000)
committerDr. Stephen Henson <steve@openssl.org>
Tue, 6 Dec 2011 00:01:09 +0000 (00:01 +0000)
 be the server FQDN: change it.
[Reported by PSW Group]

apps/openssl.cnf

index 9e59020..8fdacae 100644 (file)
@@ -141,7 +141,7 @@ localityName                        = Locality Name (eg, city)
 organizationalUnitName         = Organizational Unit Name (eg, section)
 #organizationalUnitName_default        =
 
-commonName                     = Common Name (eg, YOUR name)
+commonName                     = Common Name (e.g. server FQDN or YOUR name)
 commonName_max                 = 64
 
 emailAddress                   = Email Address