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Free SSL [was: need performance info (CGI/NT)]

From: BearHeart / Bill Weinman <bearheart@bearnet.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 1996 20:03:46 -0600
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To: Matthew James Marnell <marnellm@portia.portia.com>
Cc: www-talk@w3.org
At 05:26 pm 1/26/96 -0500, Matthew James Marnell spake:
>:>There are also SLL versions of Apache available.
>Wouldn't put too much credence in that.  Yes, there is an SSL
>version, I paid the $495 for it, but those *@#$&*@#$% over at
>VeriSign will not sign certificates for it.  The sales drone

   Evidently it can be done. Check out Alex Tang's "The Neverending 
Saga of Deploying a Free SSL Compliant Web Server"


   He did it with SSLeay (the same package Secure Apache uses) 
and the NCSA server. But it was far from easy and it's still 
a "Non-Profit Only" certificate. 

   His site has *all* the gory details--and he names names. 

   (BTW, when I connect to that URL I get a blue stripe and 
a double-toothed key in Netscape.)

| BearHeart / Bill Weinman | BearHeart@bearnet.com | http://www.bearnet.com/ 
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Received on Friday, 26 January 1996 21:04:04 UTC

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