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Date:  Thu, 15 Mar 2007 21:57:59 +0100
From:  "Taco Scargo" <taco (at mark) scargo.nl>
Subject:  [coba-e:09188] Re: SSL  Wildcard Certificate of  thawte
To:  <coba-e (at mark) bluequartz.org>
Message-Id:  <009101c76744$a0b4f7c0$14001fac@DELLP4TACO>
References:  <019b01c76610$381f1720$0201a8c0@thinkpad> <032801c7664f$7b0a9890$14001fac@DELLP4TACO> <001601c766dc$7aac29d0$0201a8c0@thinkpad>
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Yes, that will work.

Just make sure you backup your key and certificate to an offsite location as 
well.

Taco
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eiji Hamano (bluequartz)" <bluequartz (at mark) hypersys.ne.jp>
To: <coba-e (at mark) bluequartz.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2007 9:32 AM
Subject: [coba-e:09179] Re: SSL Wildcard Certificate of thawte


> Hi Taco;
>
>> I would recommend buying at www.instantssl.com
> Thank you.  However I must use thawte from my frend's request.
>
>> you need to create it  via the command line.
> I am not good at both SSL command and bluequartz's SSL env..
>
> May I conform the actions as follow ?
>
> #   mkdir /root/sslfiles
> #   cd /root/sslfiles
> #   /usr/share/ssl/misc/CA   -newca
> #   /usr/share/ssl/misc/CA   -newreq
> #   more newreq.pem
>
> Then, I get  "RSA PRIVATE KEY" and  "CERTIFICATE REQUEST".
> I send "CERTIFICATE REQUEST" to thawte,  and receive "CERTIFICATE".
>
> Then,
> I  replace  /home/.sites/xxx/sitex/certs/key   with "RSA PRIVATE KEY".
> I  replace  /home/.sites/xxx/sitex/certs/request  with "CERTIFICATE 
> REQUEST".
> I  replace  /home/.sites/xxx/sitex/certs/certificate   with "CERTIFICATE" 
> from thawte.
>
> Finaly I  check ON  "Enable SSL" field at the terget site ?
>
> Eiji Hamano
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Taco Scargo" <taco (at mark) scargo.nl>
> To: <coba-e (at mark) bluequartz.org>
> Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:43 AM
> Subject: [coba-e:09163] Re: SSL Wildcard Certificate of thawte
>
>
>> Hi Eiji,
>>
>> You cannot create wildcard certificates using the GUI, you need to create 
>> it via the command line.
>>
>> I would recommend buying at www.instantssl.com though, much cheaper.
>>
>> Taco
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Eiji Hamano (bluequartz)" <bluequartz (at mark) hypersys.ne.jp>
>> To: <coba-e (at mark) bluequartz.org>
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 9:10 AM
>> Subject: [coba-e:09155] SSL Wildcard Certificate of thawte
>>
>>
>>> Dear
>>>
>>> I like to buy SSL Wildcard Certificate of www.thawte.com.
>>> I like to use  ***.hypers.net for exsample.
>>>
>>> Then,  I created  "CERTIFICATE REQUEST" at  "abc.hypers.net" site
>>> on bluequartz.
>>> However  thawte said,  common name must start with '.'  piriod.
>>> I expect that the common name must be ".hypers.net" not 
>>> "***.hypers.net"
>>> for thawte Wildcard ssl.
>>>
>>> Then,  does anyone know how to create "CERTIFICATE REQUEST" with  common 
>>> name ".hypers.net" on bluequartz ?
>>>
>>> Eiji Hamano
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>