Self Signed Certs

Gary E. Miller gem at
Thu May 7 17:55:40 UTC 2020

Yo Rich!

On Thu, 7 May 2020 12:42:20 -0400
Rich Schmidt via devel <devel at> wrote:

> I am still stymied trying to test NTPsec with self-signed certs. Still
> getting "unknown ca" on the server. I would appreciate any assistance
> in this effort.

I do not see where you copied your new "root" to the client root certs
diractory.  Then you have to rehas the client root cers directory.

> 2020-05-07T16:23:51 ntpd[27974]: NTSc: Using dir /var/lib/ntp/certs/
> for root certificates.

Here is where the root cert from your self-signed cert needs to got.
Preferably on both server and clients.

> 2020-05-07T16:24:58 ntpd[27974]: NTS: error:14094418:SSL
> routines:ssl3_read_bytes:tlsv1 alert unknown ca

Your root cert not found on client.

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