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Re: webid on nginx?

From: Joe Presbrey <presbrey@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:33:42 -0500 (EST)
To: Ben Carrillo <bennomadic@gmail.com>
cc: elf Pavlik <perpetual-tripper@wwelves.org>, public-xg-webid <public-xg-webid@w3.org>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1201241832030.2068@dr-wily.mit.edu>
nginx is definitely an important server. stunnel/stud too [1]. Anyone who knows 
nginx, please test and/or fork!

Basic WebID config options are:

- advertise an empty client CA list
- verify self-signed client certs
- put the SSL client cert in environ

(we can do everything else via fastcgi/haproxy)

The necessary bits for lighttpd2 [2] were added a couple months ago and now 
hosts data.fm. The Apache 2 module [3] has been available on Debian [4] for 
even longer.

[1] http://vincent.bernat.im/en/blog/2011-ssl-benchmark-round2.html
[2] https://github.com/lighttpd/lighttpd2/commit/3f9ba6e
[3] https://github.com/linkeddata/mod_authn_webid/
[4] http://packages.debian.org/sid/libapache2-mod-authn-webid

Best regards,

Joe Presbrey

On Tue, 24 Jan 2012, Ben Carrillo wrote:

> El martes 24 de enero de 2012, elf Pavlik escribió:
>       I've heard while ago about some issues related to using webid with 
> nginx (even that it may not work for some
>       reason).
> this thread might be relevant:
> http://forum.nginx.org/read.php?2,15584
> but let's wait to hear if there are some other experiences with that.
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