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  • From: Duane <>
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  • Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2006 23:18:38 +1100

Dennis Baron wrote:

> Configuration of TLS has been improved and allows more
> flexibility. Additionally, the developers are looking to add multiple
> domain support with TLS, which has been incorporated into GnuTLS and
> the development version of OpenSSL. At the handshake, the domain to be
> accessed would be passed and the server would send back the proper
> certificates, allowing the use of multiple domains without having to
> use multiple proxies or ports.

Browsers currently handle this via subjectAltNames which allows multiple
hostnames (and or wild cards) per certificate and the client checks the
hostname they are connecting to rather then sending the hostname and
letting the server choose a certificate to match etc...


Best regards,
Duane - Free Security Certificates - Think globally, network locally - Telecommunications Freedom - Because is a tax on VoIP

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