Convert CER to PEM

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Purpose

This article gives the steps to convert a certificate.cer file to a certificate.pem format on Linux or Mac OSX using openssl client.


Prerequisites

  • openssl


Steps

  1. Browse to location of certificate.cer file in CLI
  2. Use openssl to convert to pem format
    openssl x509 -inform der -in certificate.cer -outform pem -out certificate.pem
    


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