[CentOS] https

Patrick Lists centos-list at puzzled.xs4all.nl
Thu Sep 16 12:07:07 EDT 2010


On 09/16/2010 05:53 PM, Kevin Thorpe wrote:
>    On 16/09/2010 16:45, Jerry Geis wrote:
>> hi all,
>>
>> I wish to just have secure browsing for my application.
>> no credit cards or anything like that just secure browser usage is the goal.
>>
>> I can self sign a certificate (I already have) on my servers but for
>> "anyone" accessing the server
>> you see this "nasty" message about "untrusted sight " and all that.
>> This will all be intranet type usage for the server.
>>
>> What is the best method to not see that "untrusted sight" and have the
>> certificate load without
>> and exception?
> Sorry, but you need to buy a certificate. It needs to be signed by an
> authority which already
> has a master certificate in the end user's browser. We use Thawte but
> there are cheaper
> options such as<cough>  GoDaddy who offer them for less than GBP 10.

Or you make sure that all browsers of the users on your Intranet have 
imported the CA certificate that signed the webservers certificate. I'm 
afraid I don't know how to do that automagically.

Regards,
Patrick


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