[Python-Dev] https:bugs.python.org -- Untrusted Connection (Firefox)

Ryan Hiebert ryan at ryanhiebert.com
Thu Aug 21 18:48:11 CEST 2014

> On Aug 21, 2014, at 11:29 AM, Martin v. Löwis <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> Am 21.08.14 17:44, schrieb Nick Coghlan:
>> I've now raised this issue with the infrastructure team. The current
>> hosting arrangements for bugs.python.org were put in place when the
>> PSF didn't have any on-call system administrators of its own, but now
>> that we do, it may be time to migrate that service to a location where
>> we can switch to a more appropriate SSL certificate.
> Just to relay Noah's response: it's actually not the hosting that
> prevents installation of a proper certificate, it's the limitation
> that the certificate we could deploy would include "python.org" as
> a server name, which is considered risky regardless of where the
> service is hosted. There are solutions to that as well, of course.

That sounds like a limitation I’ve seen with StartSSL. Perhaps there’s a certificate authority that would be willing to sponsor a certificate for Python without this annoying limitation?

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