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Importing a CA certificate file created with OpenSSL

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I'm trying to import a CA file I created with OpenSSL's utility. Firefox doesn't see it as being valid though: when I try and import cacert.pem I get the error "This is not a certificate authority certificate, so it can't be imported into the certificate authority list". I've tried removing all the text before ----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- but it doesn't help. What am I missing?

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Modified by cor-el

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Thanks, it turned out the OpenSSL script creates a certificate which is in the wrong format - running openssl manually worked.