[Python-Dev] SSL certs
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Sep 13 19:18:43 CEST 2007
>> However, there is an alternative to using multiple IP addresses:
>> one could also use multiple "subject alternative names", and create
>> a certificate that lists them all.
> Unfortunately, much of the client code that does the hostname
> verification is wrapped up in gullible Web browsers or Java HTTPS
> libraries that swallowed RFC 2818 whole, and not easily accessible by
> applications. Does any of it recognize and accept "subject
> alternative name"?
Works fine with Firefox and MSIE.
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