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Re: common name must match host?

From: Toby Johnson <toby_at_etjohnson.us>
Date: 2004-12-28 22:04:29 CET

Joel wrote:

>I have a machine on an internal IP, say 192.168.12.104. There is no
>internal dns record for this machine, just entries in the hosts files
>mapping it to my-linux and my-linux.test.mycompany.com .
>
>I self-certify with a common name of my-linux.test.mycompany.com and
>store that as server.crt where Apache (v2.x) will find it.
>
>Should I expect subversion to be uncooperative about accessing
>repositories through mod_svn? in other words, through any of
>
> https://192.168.12.104
> https://my-linux
> https://my-linux.test.mycompany.com
>
>
I'm not sure exactly what you expect the problem to be, but Subversion
does not care what hostname (or IP address) you access it as, as long as
Apache knows to pass the request off to mod_svn.

For a self-signed certificate, you will be asked the first time whether
you trust it, to which you can answer "Always" and not worry about it
anymore.

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