certificate error

Mark Felder feld at
Fri Mar 1 16:11:40 UTC 2013

On Fri, 01 Mar 2013 09:42:58 -0600, <fbsd8 at> wrote:

> The fact remains, the ms/browsers do find the  
> wedsite's  certificate invalid because the certificate ip address does  
> not match the ip address the public dns points to.

You can put a certificate on any IP address you want. It's not embedded  
into the certificate. For the most part it only matters that the  
CommonName on the certificate matches the hostname of the website and the  
certificate chain is valid.

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