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Well, I am not sure if I specified the question correctly.

While I was browsing web, I checked several SSL certificates and noticed that even Root Certificate doesn't have set all attributes of application(or however is it called). Cert companies makes another attributes for Class 1, Class 2, EV.

When I created my own CA Certificate it has:

-All rules of issue,

-All rules of applications.

And new certificates signed by this root has:

-All rules of applications.

Cert companies makes another attributes for Class 1, Class 2, EV. Is it possible to set those rules using OpenSSL.

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I had to change usr_cert fields like: keyUsage and extendedKeyUsage to add special policies.

Additionally there is possibility to change nsCertType to change the type of certificate.

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You should drop all ns*, they're legacy extensions: security.stackexchange.com/a/23037/3272 You answer would also help others better if you elaborated a bit on which (extended)keyUsage you used –  Tobias Kienzler Feb 8 '13 at 11:14

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