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From Austin Gonyou <>
Subject Re: Please help with this Snake Oil problem
Date Wed, 28 Nov 2001 17:37:38 GMT
Unless someone is willing to provide official Entrust, Thawte, VeriSign,
etc Certs, I doubt Apache coming from will EVER have proper
certs. They do cost money and all. Not to mention, Thawte, VeriSign, and
Entrust all have docs on how to create certificates using OpenSSL. 

On Tue, 2001-11-27 at 21:32, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 09:24:36PM -0600, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> > this is a perception problem for end users [much like the "It Worked!
> > Apache is successfully installed." message] that should be avoided
> when
> > Apache 2.0's final SSL components are put in place.
> Which is why we don't enable SSL by default and instead point
> them at the docs for mod_ssl.
> However, I believe this runs contrary to how httpd-2.0 will be 
> packaged by third-parties - I think Henri mentioned that he is 
> enabling mod_ssl by default in his RPM builds.  I'm not sure
> if he is including a "Snake Oil" certificate or not.  -- justin
Austin Gonyou
Systems Architect, CCNA 
Coremetrics, Inc.
Phone: 512-796-9023

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