# openssl genrsa 2048 > example_root.key
Generating RSA private key, 2048 bit long modulus
e is 65537 (0x10001)
# openssl req -new -key example_root.key > example_root.csr
You are about to be asked to enter information that will be incorporated
into your certificate request.
What you are about to enter is what is called a Distinguished Name or a DN.
There are quite a few fields but you can leave some blank
For some fields there will be a default value,
If you enter ‘.’, the field will be left blank.
Country Name (2 letter code) [AU]:JP
State or Province Name (full name) [Some-State]:Tokyo
Locality Name (eg, city) []:Chiyoda
Organization Name (eg, company) [Internet Widgits Pty Ltd]:Example Corp.
Organizational Unit Name (eg, section) []:
Common Name (eg, YOUR name) []:Example Corp Root CA
Email Address []:

Please enter the following ‘extra’ attributes
to be sent with your certificate request
A challenge password []:
An optional company name []:
# openssl x509 -req -days 730 -signkey example_root.key < example_root.csr > example_root.crt
Signature ok
subject=/C=JP/ST=Tokyo/L=Chiyoda/O=Example Corp./CN=Example Corp Root CA
Getting Private key
# openssl verify -CAfile example_root.crt example_root.crt
example_root.crt: OK