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Certwatch SSL certificate expiry warning

If you have just received an e-mail similar to the one below, read on.

From: root@your.domain.org
To: sysadmin@your.domain.org
Subject: The certificate for server.your.domain.org will expire in 13 days
Date: yesterday (BST)
################# SSL Certificate Warning ################
  Certificate for hostname 'sws.hlan.laczik.org', in file (or by nickname):
     /etc/pki/tls/certs/localhost.crt
  The certificate needs to be renewed; this can be done
  using the 'genkey' program.
  Browsers will not be able to correctly connect to this
  web site using SSL until the certificate is renewed.
 ##########################################################
                                  Generated by certwatch(1)
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