Installing OpenSSL on Windows for use in CMD


To Get OpenSSL on your Windows PC first download either:
  • 32-bit or 64-bit
  • Install to C:\OpenSSL
  • Note: You may need to install Microsoft C++ 2008 Redistributables. Get them here:
  • Microsoft C++ 2008 Redistributables: 32-bit or 64-bit
  • Choose to Copy OpenSSL DLLs to \bin directory.
  • Now we need to add this to the system path.
  • Open: Control Panel, System, Advanced, Environment Variables,System Variable.
  • Edit the variable named 'path' and add:
  • ' ;C:\OpenSSL\bin '
  • At the end of the current value.
  • Apply and close
Open RubyCMD and type:
 openssl

You should now start OpenSSL in RubyCMD with no errors congratulations!

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