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From Ian G <>
Subject Re: SNI in 2.2.x (Re: Time for 2.2.10?)
Date Mon, 30 Mar 2009 09:15:53 GMT
Ruediger Pluem wrote:
> Name based virtual hosting with SSL does *only* work with SNI *enabled*
> clients. Not SNI enabled clients receive a 403 when contacting any of
> the name based virtual hosts (which enables you to set a nice error
> page to explain to the user what happened and which browser to use).
> We discussed creating a directive that would disable this behaviour and
> would allow not SNI enabled clients to still work. But as this directive
> would have a documentation that says: Don't ever use it we saw no sense
> in this.

+1 That sounds fine to me.  For the first year I would guess only 
bleeding edge / Linux / small sites to use SNI, and they'll be happy 
telling their users to upgrade browser.


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