[LINK] Filter to cause World Wide Wait

Scott Howard scott at doc.net.au
Fri Oct 31 11:47:00 EST 2008


On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 5:36 PM, <matthew at sorbs.net> wrote:

> now if you have a CMS/LD/F5's or other load balancing/director/proxy
> hardware at the front to provide only one IP address (or range) into the
> whole site, you can install a public certificate with the CN of
> *.uq.edu.au and all the sites will work of the same address/addresses.


Except that unless things have changed recently, none of the public CA's
(ie, those that have their certificates pre-installed in IE/Firefox/etc)
will issue wildcard SSL certificates like that.

  Scott


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