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       grid-ca-package - Prepare a CA certificate, configuration, and policy for distribution


       grid-ca-sign [-ca HASH] [-g] [-b] [-r] [-d]

       grid-ca-sign [ -help| -h| -usage| -version| -versions ]


       The grid-ca-sign utility creates a tarball containing an RPM spec file and the files
       needed to use a CA with grid tools. It optionally will also create a GPT package for
       distributing a CA.

       By default, the grid-ca-sign utility displays a list of installed grid CA and prompts for
       which CA to package. It then creates a tarball containing the CA certificate, signing
       policy, CA configuration files, and an spec script to generate a binary RPM package
       containing the CA. If the CA hash is known prior to running grid-ca-sign, it may provided
       as an argument to the -ca parameter to avoid prompting.

       In addition to generating a spec script and tarball, grid-ca-sign creates a GPT package if
       either the -g or -b options are used on the command-line. These packages may be used to
       distribute a CA and configuration to systems which do not support RPM packages.

       The grid-ca-sign utility writes the package tarballs to the current working directory.


       The full set of command-line options to grid-ca-sign follows:

       -help, -h, -usage
           Display the command-line options to grid-ca-sign and exit.

       -version, -versions
           Display the version number of the grid-ca-sign command. The second form includes more

       -ca CA
           Use the CA whose name matches the hash string CA. When invoked with this option,
           grid-ca-sign runs non-interactively.

           Create a GPT binary package in addition to the RPM script tarball. This package may be
           installed on other systems using the gpt-install program.

           Create a GPT binary package with GPT metadata located in the path expected by GPT 3.2
           (used in Globus 2.0.0-5.0.x) instead of overrides the -g command-line option.

           Create a binary RPM package for the CA. This option currently only works on RPM-based

           Create a binary Debian package for the CA. This option currently only works on
           Debian-based distributions.


       Package a Simple CA with hash 0146c503.

           % grid-ca-sign -ca 0146c503

           Creating RPM source tarball... done


       The following environment variables affect the execution of grid-ca-sign:

           Non-standard installation path of the Grid Community Toolkit.


       grid-cert-request(1), grid-ca-sign(1), grid-default-ca(1), grid-ca-create(1)


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