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Firefox security status

Firefox security status

Posted Jun 8, 2007 21:32 UTC (Fri) by jengelh (subscriber, #33263)
In reply to: Firefox security status by Los__D
Parent article: Firefox security status

The ten or so web servers that serve the projects' pages (http://yourproject.sf.net/) all serve exactly one certificate, which certifies "*.sourceforge.net" (yes, this literal string with an asterisk, w/o quotes). Most browsers support this wildcard.
(Minus the fact that project pages are not reachable over https right now...)


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Firefox security status

Posted Jun 8, 2007 21:40 UTC (Fri) by Los__D (guest, #15263) [Link]

Of course, but you'd still need a seperate IP for the www.sf.net cert(and another for www.sourceforge.net and *.sourceforge.net), if you didn't use subjectAltName

Firefox security status

Posted Jun 8, 2007 21:56 UTC (Fri) by jengelh (subscriber, #33263) [Link]

I never claimed projects.sf.net is the same as www.sf.net. You would have found out by running /usr/bin/host anyway.

Firefox security status

Posted Jun 8, 2007 22:02 UTC (Fri) by Los__D (guest, #15263) [Link]

We were discussing if one will need more than one IP for several hosts, I thought that your www.sf.net/*.sf.net suggestion was about using one IP, also for www.sf.net.

I was obviously mistaken.


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