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Is my understanding that Apache2

... default HTTPS configuration will use a certificate and key
generated by the ssl-cert package.

That mean that the files ssl-cert-snakeoil.pem and ssl-cert-snakeoil.key are unique per each ssl-cert installation? Where is the script that generates them?

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They are created by in the post-installation script of the ssl-cert package (/var/lib/dpkg/info/ssl-cert.postinst) by calling make-ssl-cert:

make-ssl-cert generate-default-snakeoil

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