[Project_owners] Can we use our own SSL certificate?

Michael Vincent van Rantwijk, MultiZilla mv_van_rantwijk at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 19 14:09:23 PDT 2007


Douglas E. Warner wrote:
> On Thursday 19 July 2007, Michael Vincent van Rantwijk, MultiZilla wrote:
>> Seems like SSL for our use is a dead end on mozdev.org so now my next
>> question is: Can we use our own SSL certificate on mozdev.org?  Is that
>> supported, and if not will it ever?
> 
> Currently it is not supported for individual projects to get their own SSL 
> certificate.
> 
> Unfortunately you can only have one SSL connection per IP; since Mozdev is 
> already using that for a certificate for "www.mozdev.org", the options are:
> 
> 1) lease additional IPs from our hosting providers (if available)
> 2) purchase a wildcard certificate for "www.mozdev.org"

3) have your own domain with SSL and forward people to it?

> I'm not intimately involved in the web server setup, so I'm not sure what 
> would be required to setup an additional virtual host with the SSL 
> configuration for a sub domain with all the features we provide.
> 
> I'm also not sure of what the legal ramifications of having a person/group 
> separate from Mozdev getting a certificate for "project.mozdev.org".

Using project.mozdev.org might indeed be wrong so we might need our own 
domain.

> Given those concerns, we can discuss supporting it at the next admin meeting.
> 
> -Doug

Great, thanks.

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Michael Vincent van Rantwijk
- MultiZilla Project Team Lead
- XUL Boot Camp Staff member
- iPhone Application Developer



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