[linux-elitists] SSL security certificates

Joey Hess joey@kitenet.net
Thu Apr 10 15:41:54 PDT 2003

Modus Operandi wrote:
>     I can't recall whether I already posted on this topic, but if 
>     so, here I go again:
>     What are the pros and cons of self-signing security certificates?

Here's my take in it:


The first link has techical details. Note that at least mozilla-derived
browsers will handle the second link by diplaying the cert and asking if
it should be added to the trusted set. Rather painless, though I'm
obviously not trying to do e-commerce with this setup.

see shy jo
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