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From kocol...@apache.org
Subject [1/6] couchdb commit: updated refs/heads/1.x.x to dc00bd8
Date Sat, 18 Jul 2015 15:47:07 GMT
Repository: couchdb
Updated Branches:
  refs/heads/1.x.x 55195133f -> dc00bd828


Improve documentation of `cacert_file` ssl option

The documentation was incorrect insofar that it only described its
functionality for client verification, although the configuration is
used for server verification as well.


Project: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/couchdb/repo
Commit: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/couchdb/commit/61d33cb6
Tree: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/couchdb/tree/61d33cb6
Diff: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/couchdb/diff/61d33cb6

Branch: refs/heads/1.x.x
Commit: 61d33cb64124535571e61e6ba1b5f353fb297a40
Parents: 164cf5e
Author: Klaus Trainer <klaus_trainer@apache.org>
Authored: Mon Oct 27 11:55:14 2014 +0100
Committer: Klaus Trainer <klaus_trainer@apache.org>
Committed: Mon Oct 27 12:00:51 2014 +0100

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 share/doc/src/config/http.rst | 9 ++++++---
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
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http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/couchdb/blob/61d33cb6/share/doc/src/config/http.rst
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diff --git a/share/doc/src/config/http.rst b/share/doc/src/config/http.rst
index 1ae3abe..4084be5 100644
--- a/share/doc/src/config/http.rst
+++ b/share/doc/src/config/http.rst
@@ -329,9 +329,12 @@ Secure Socket Level Options
 
   .. config:option:: cacert_file :: CA Certificate file
 
-    Path to file containing PEM encoded CA certificates (trusted certificates
-    used for verifying a peer certificate). May be omitted if you do not want
-    to verify the peer::
+    The path to a file containing PEM encoded CA certificates. The CA
+    certificates are used to build the server certificate chain, and for client
+    authentication. Also the CAs are used in the list of acceptable client CAs
+    passed to the client when a certificate is requested. May be omitted if
+    there is no need to verify the client and if there are not any intermediate
+    CAs for the server certificate::
 
       [ssl]
       cacert_file = /etc/ssl/certs/ca-certificates.crt


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