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Re: SSL and conserver

Phil Dibowitz phil@usc.edu
Thu, 26 May 2005 19:08:45 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, May 26, 2005 at 06:14:22PM -0700, Bryan Stansell wrote:
> On Thu, May 26, 2005 at 11:00:35PM +0100, Michael Doyle wrote:
> > Can anyone give me an example of using conserver with generated ssl cert's
> > (i.e. -c file) for both the server and client. I've compiled conserver with
> well, i was going to try and give a good, useful answer.  but, it all
> fell apart once i started trying things out.
> it looks like the cert bits are broken.  i'm not sure *why* it's broken,
> however.  i dunno if certs just aren't being properly presented or if
> the validation bits aren't set up right or what.  *something* has
> changed.  either in conserver (which surprises me...i didn't think i
> touched any openssl code in, well, a long time) or something wasn't
> coded appropriately to the api (and it just happened to work) or they
> changed something (which would also surprise me).
> so, it's kinda back to the basics for me and the ssl code.  :-(
> (unless someone can tell where it's all going wrong)

Um. I didn't generate certs - I wasn't looking for authentication (I'm getting
that from username/passwd), just encryption... and I enable and in fact force
SSL and it works great.

Phil Dibowitz
Systems Architect and Administrator
Enterprise Infrastructure / ISD / USC
UCC 174 - 213-821-5427

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