https://wiki.freebsd.org/ certificate error
feld at feld.me
Fri Mar 1 16:58:17 UTC 2013
On Fri, 01 Mar 2013 10:40:48 -0600, Brad Mettee <bmettee at pchotshots.com>
> On 3/1/2013 11:11 AM, Mark Felder wrote:
>> On Fri, 01 Mar 2013 09:42:58 -0600, <fbsd8 at a1poweruser.com> wrote:
>>> The fact remains, the ms/browsers do find the wiki.freebsd.org
>>> 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.
> And in this particular case, the certificate is for www.freebsd.org and
> freebsd.org, and the browser is complaining because it's being used on
> Their certificate should have been issued for *.freebsd.org instead of
> just the main site name. Unfortunately I think all of the certificate
> issuers charge big $$$ for that type of cert......
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