OpenSSL is a general purpose cryptography library that provides an open source implementation of the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols. I have seen many people try to access the opesssl through windows command prompt and receive an error saying that – openssl is not recognized as internal or external command.
What is the error?
openssl is not recognized as an internal or external command:
‘openssl’ is not recognized as an internal or external command
The above error displayed as the openssl application is not installed in your computer system. However, openssl is not shipped with any operating system and you would need to install externally. Follow the below sequence of steps to install and configure the openssl in your computer.