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From Brian Mearns <mearn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Is it okay to not use exportable ciphers?
Date Thu, 20 Aug 2009 19:40:11 GMT
On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 3:24 PM, Sander Temme<sctemme@apache.org> wrote:
>
> On Aug 20, 2009, at 3:16 PM, Brian Mearns wrote:
>
>> For the sake of security, I'd like to configure my SSL/TLS server to
>> not allow export level ciphers (using the SSLCipherSuite directive).
>> Is this going to realistically limit the number of people who can use
>> a secure connection to my site? Specifically, will visitors from other
>> countries (outside the US) be able to support the stronger
>> (non-exportable) ciphers?
>
>
> You can configure a logfile to record what ciphers your users are currently
> using, and draw conclusions from that.
>
> S.
[clip]

Good idea, but I'm not currently getting many users. I'm thinking in
the long term, I don't want to lock out potential visitors just
because they're using weak crypto.

-Brian

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