The next input file type is auto-detected (default).
The next input file is a certificate.
The next input file is a CRMF certification request.
The next input file is a PKCS #10 certification request.
The next input file is a CRL.
The next input file is a private key.
The next input file is an SSH2 public key.
The next input file is a Netscape-generated SPKAC request.
Does not check the validity of the signature on the input certificate.
Determines PEM/DER automatically (default).
Assumes that the input file is in PEM (ASCII base-64) format. This option allows both actual PEM (with headers and footers), and plain base-64 (without headers and footers). An example of PEM header and footer is shown below:
Assumes that the input file is in DER format.
Assumes that the input file is in Hexl format. (Hexl is a common Unix tool for outputting binary files in a certain hexadecimal representation.)
Skips n bytes from the beginning of input before trying to decode. This is useful if the file contains some garbage before the actual contents.