How to renew the SSL certificate for dovecot on CentOS

Make a backup of the old key and certificate file mv /etc/ssl/certs/dovecot.pem /etc/ssl/certs/dovecot.pem.old mv /etc/ssl/private/dovecot.key /etc/ssl/private/dovecot.key.old Create the new SSL certificate openssl genrsa -out /etc/ssl/private/dovecot.key 1024 openssl req -new -x509 -key /etc/ssl/private/dovecot.key -out /etc/ssl/certs/dovecot.pem -days 730 Restart Dovecot: /etc/init.d/dovecot restart

How to renew SSL certificates for courier pop3 and imap server on Debian or Ubuntu?

This articles describes the renewal of SSL certificates for courier pop3 and imap server. This is nescessary e.g. when the certificates are expired or contain the wrong hostname. First delete the exsiting certificates: rm -f /etc/courier/imapd.pem rm -f /etc/courier/pop3d.pem Then edit the template that contains the details for the ecrtificates so that the hostname in ... Read more