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Default "secrets"

Posted Jan 7, 2011 3:50 UTC (Fri) by foom (subscriber, #14868)
In reply to: Default "secrets" by dlang
Parent article: Default "secrets"

Your certs are probably for something like, which is perfectly fine.

A cert for the IP address "" though, is *NOT* fine, there's no way a CA could possibly verify that you own that address (since, well, you don't).

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Default "secrets"

Posted Jan 7, 2011 6:21 UTC (Fri) by dlang (subscriber, #313) [Link]

certs are generally not issued for IP addresses in the first place, be they public IP addresses or private IP addresses.

Default "secrets"

Posted Jan 7, 2011 6:28 UTC (Fri) by foom (subscriber, #14868) [Link]

Sure they are. Google finds me this, for example:

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