[CentOS] self signing certificates

Ian Murray murrayie at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Aug 24 15:43:37 UTC 2009

----- Original Message ----
> From: Jerry Geis <geisj at pagestation.com>
> To: CentOS ML <centos at centos.org>
> Sent: Monday, 24 August, 2009 14:32:00
> Subject: [CentOS] self signing certificates
> hi all,
> I have gone through the process of self signing certificates.
> Aside from the pop-ups about not trusted etc... everything appears to work.
> For "internal" applications what do people/places do?
> It would be nice to be seamless and have the "your not trusted" window 
> pop-up.
> Yet this is not a public web site either. Just internal use.
> The server might be on the internet but people from the internet are not 
> using it.
> I presume there is no way to by-pass the certificate signing process - 
> even for internal apps.
> Is there?
> Thanks,
> Jerry
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A trusted certs can be bought for as little as £12 ($19) a year, so for me,
its cheaper (in time) and less effort to buy a real certificate and
find that everything 'just works'.


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