[CentOS-devel] Trac Site: certificate expired ?

Jeff Johnson n3npq at mac.com
Sat Dec 20 18:54:41 UTC 2008


On Dec 20, 2008, at 1:54 PM, Karanbir Singh wrote:

> David Hrbáč wrote:
>> Well, I guess there's no need to create special site to distribute
>> Centos root certificates. We can distribute them via www.centos.org.
>> What we really need is to create own CA. Having projects.centos.org
>> secured via selfsigned cert is not good idea. If there's no one to  
>> pick
>> up, I can handle.
>
> I'd be most interested in finding out why you think a self signed cert
> is not a good idea, for something like projects.centos.org. Keep in
> context to whats on the other side of projects.centos.org and why its
> running on https in the first place.
>

Any particular reason (other than no round 'tuits) why
a CAcert signed (rather than self-signed) should not be
attempted instead?

Real world experience: my Mac OS X Leopard server is now
CAcert'ed, the pain and drudgery were quite tolerable.

73 de Jeff
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