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request security pki generate-key-pair

 

Syntax

Release Information

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 11.1.

Description

Generate a public key infrastructure (PKI) public/private key pair for a local digital certificate.

Options

certificate-id certificate-id-nameName of the local digital certificate and the public/private key pair.
size(Optional) Key pair size. The key pair size can be 512, 1024, or 2048 bits. If a key pair size is not specified, the default value, 1024 bits, is applied.
type(Optional) The algorithm to be used for encrypting the public/private key pair. The encryption algorithm can be dsa or rsa . If an encryption algorithm is not specified, the default value, rsa, is applied.

Required Privilege Level

maintenance

List of Sample Output

request security pki generate-key-pair

Output Fields

When you enter this command, you are provided feedback on the status of your request.

Sample Output

request security pki generate-key-pair

user@switch> request security pki generate-key-pair certificate-id billy size 2048