[CentOS] https and self signed

Gordon Messmer gordon.messmer at gmail.com
Thu Jun 16 20:02:18 UTC 2016


On 06/16/2016 11:50 AM, Walter H. wrote:
> technically there is more: not the user needs to check the dates a SSL 
> certificate is valid;
>
> just compare it with real life:  which salesman would you trust more - 
> the one that gets a new car every few years, which has the same 
> advertisings on it and maybe has the same color, or the other one that 
> gets nearly every month a new car, which looks totally different, 
> other color and other advertisings on it? (and its not a car dealer) 


Your metaphor is extremely strained, and completely unnecessary. It 
doesn't relate to the reality of certificates in any way.

Without using a metaphor, please explain exactly who you think will not 
trust these certs, because I have never met these people.






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