[olug] Help w/ my server

Sam Flint harmonicnm7h at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 23:04:53 UTC 2012

so would you say getting business internet would be the best?


On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 5:47 PM, Christopher Cashell
<topher-olug at zyp.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 5:17 PM, Kevin <sharpestmarble at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This is true. And one thing that is very highly regarded(and rightly
>> so) is KISS. But I do remember that some recent version of TLS
>> specifically permitted VirtualHosts using encryption. Because the
>> public certificate is sent before the connection is handed off to
>> HTTP, there had to be a way for the host to specify what host it was
>> connecting to, so the server would know what certificate to send.
>> IIRC, this ws enabled by TLS sending the server a hostname.
> Yeah, it's called Server Name Indication (SNI).  It's an extention to
> SSL/TLS that includes the hostname being requested as part of the
> connection establishment.  However, it's not very widely deployed
> (from my experience, and what I've heard), because there's still a
> significant minority of Internet users that run browsers which doesn't
> support it (such as IE on Windows XP).
> --
> Christopher
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Sam Flint

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