CA and special characters like &
Why it is not possible to create a CA with special characters?
I found some threads in the forum where this was discused for 2.1.
I understand that this list is implemented for compatiblity but maybe someone could implement a checkbox to allow some special characters?
I like to migrate the OpenVPNs and the CA from a Debian Firewall to PfSense but this is not possible if i can't create the CA. I don't like to create the CA and certs on a differnt server.
Here in Austria it is normal to have & and . in the company name so please allow these special characters.
Any ideas or maybe a workaround to get this characters to work?
Is it enough to change the php files of the ca manager? Is there somewhere else a validation for these characters like openvpn ipsec or something else?
IIRC it was a limit of OpenSSL or the PHP OpenSSL module. They were rejected and wouldn't properly create a certificate. Might be worth a re-test.
Supposedly certificates can contain those now but they have to be utf8.