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subjectAltName in certificates (was: SSL certificates, kerberos keytabs, and load balancing)
Howard Chu writes:
> The actual syntax in OpenSSL is
If I read rfc2830 section 3.6 right, one must put the real hostname - or
something with '*' which matches it - as well as the 'ldap.example.com'
name in subjectAltName:dnsName, because if subjectAltName:dnsName
exists, that is to be used _instead_ of the hostname in the
certificate's CN, not in addition to the CN.
However, OpenLDAP 2.1 with OpenSSL 0.9.7 accepts a hostname which is
only in the CN and not in the existing subjectAltName:dnsName.
Is that an OpenLDAP bug, an OpenSSL bug, an rfc2830 bug, or a bug in my
Example: <ldap/ldaps>://beeblebrox.uio.no/'s certificate has
CN=beeblebrox.uio.no and subjectAltName:dnsName=ldap.uio.no.
It can be used with either hostname.