[lug] self-signed apache certs on fedora core?
stimits at comcast.net
Wed Sep 7 12:34:48 MDT 2005
> Are you talking about an error a web browser reports when it connects
> or a message in apache error log as apache starts?
> For the former case, the client's name lookup is what matters and
> a VPN doesn't help. The clients either need a working DNS server to query,
> or appropriate entries in their /etc/hosts.
I was thinking about an entry so if the server looked up its own name
that it would find an IP address through DNS mechanisms, rather than
just the /etc/hosts.
> For the latter case, the apache ServerName directive is expected to
> match the CN of the cert. The ServerName directive is supposed to match
> the host part of the URL the web clients use to access the web service.
Ahh, this did the trick. I played with this and got rid of the log message.
D. Stimits, stimits AT comcast DOT net
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