OpenSSL 1.0.1 for RHEL/CentOS 6.x

This is a great page on how to build OpenSSL 1.0.1 for RHEL/CentOS 6.x:

This has been ported from the work done on Fedora OpenSSL ( and FIPS has been removed for ease of compiling.

Have been running this on our dev environment for a few days and seems to be secure. OpenSSL 1.0.1 adds TLS 1.1/1.2 (changelog here:

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