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Re: certificate warnings

Am Tue, 16 Mar 2010 19:45:25 +1000
schrieb "Brett @Google" <brett.maxfield@gmail.com>:

> Hello,
> Is there any way of supressing the SSL warning/error "TLS: hostname
> (XXXXX) does not match common name in certificate" for a syncrepl
> client ?
> This error is being returned by a syncrepl client which is
> negotiating SSL talking to a syncrepl server by using it's (actual /
> real) server name, but as the server name returns a certificate based
> on its (external / content switch) server name, the ssl library on
> the client waits for a randomly long time, and then returns the error
> above as the cert returned does not exactly match the hostname
> configured in the provider="" line, in the syncrepl client
> configuration.
> If it's indeed a warning, then the sycrepl client should ignore it,
> but it does not, so effectively it is an error as it causes the
> syncrepl client to abort it's connection.
> A hack might be to add the "external" name to /etc/hosts on each
> syncrepl client with the correct ip for each syncrepl server, but was
> hoping for something better.

You may either configure syncrepl with 'tls_reqcert=never, which would
not be a wise decission, or add a subjectAltName value to the host


Dieter Klünter | Systemberatung