This command is required to PEM-encode third-party certificate
files and files you create using option 5 (which, by default, are
For example, the mod_ssl directives related to CA certificate
management (SSLCACertificatePath and SSLCACertificateFile)
require hashed files.
To hash a certificate or certificate authority, perform the
Enter the name of the path in which
you have installed your CA files. For example, if you installed
CA files for HP Secure Web Server, the location is APACHE$SPECIFIC:[CONF.SSL_CRT]*.CRT.
Press Return to hash the certificate files at the
specified location, or at the default location if you did not enter
You can verify the existence of the hashed file in the directory
you selected by entering the following command:
$ DIR APACHE$COMMON:[CONF.SSL_CRT]
AE0FEDEE.0;4 DELETE_HASH_FILES.COM;1 SERVER_CA.CRT;4
Total of 3 files.