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Re: Some TLS questions
--On Wednesday, July 21, 2004 12:26 PM -0300 Andreas
On Wed, Jul 21, 2004 at 08:03:52AM -0300, Jean-Rene Cormier wrote:
Is there a way I can create the certificate so I can connect to the
server using different hostnames so I could use CNAMEs to make
openldap.mydomain.com point to hostname.mydomain.com?
yes, use subjectAltName. Works perfectly, I just tried it yesterday.
You will need something like this in the usr_cert section in your
openssl.cnf file if you are generating your own certificates:
subjectAltName = DNS:server.company.com,IP:184.108.40.206
Just an example, of course. I guess wildcards are also allowed, but
I haven't tried those.
wildcards work with openldap, we have a wildcard cert that's working quite
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