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From "Ritcey, Benjamin" <Benjamin.Rit...@tfn.com>
Subject RE: Upcoming 'Upgrade' draft
Date Mon, 19 Jul 1999 14:15:34 GMT
Ah, yes, 'name-based' was the missing phrase. =)  That would be a really
nice feature for many sites.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Ben Laurie [SMTP:ben@algroup.co.uk]
> Sent:	Monday, July 19, 1999 6:46 AM
> To:	new-httpd@apache.org
> Subject:	Re: Upcoming 'Upgrade' draft
> 
> "Ritcey, Benjamin" wrote:
> > 
> > [de-lurk]
> > 
> > If I'm understanding this correctly, this would allow the
> long-sought-after
> > SSL virtual host, no?
> 
> You mean name-based SSL virtual hosts, I presume? In which case, yes.
> IP/port-based SSL virtual hosts have always been possible, of course.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Ben.
> 
> > 
> > [re-lurk]
> > > Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> > > >
> > > > This may be old news, but it was new to me..
> > > >
> > > > At the Security Area open meeting yesterday at IETF-45, Rohit Khare
> > > mentioned
> > > > an upcoming draft defining an extension permitting a transaction to
> > > > open with HTTP, and then 'upgrade' to something like HTTPS.  As I
> > > > recall, the user agent would make an 'OPTIONS *' request with an
> > > > 'Upgrade: https' header field, and if the response indicated an
> > > > upgrade were possible, the user agent and server could negociate
> > > > to switch to HTTPS.  Or whatever.
> > >
> 
> --
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> 
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