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Re: repository GUIDs

From: mark benedetto king <bking_at_answerfriend.com>
Date: 2002-12-12 23:53:52 CET

On Thu, Dec 12, 2002 at 11:23:02PM +0100, Branko ?ibej wrote:
> Wups!
>
> Why would you need a repository's private key in this strudture? That
> info should never, ever be published. You only need the public key, or
> rather, the (self-signer) certificate.
>
> >

I think this an arguable point; it has to be stored somewhere on the
server, unless you want to type it in by hand (rather than a decryption
key for it) when it starts up.

I'll grant that this does make it tricky to load the key/cert from
removable media. :-)

--ben

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