On-rev / LiveCode Server SSL testing with self-certification

Keith Clarke keith.clarke at clarkeandclarke.co.uk
Thu Sep 29 11:26:58 EDT 2011


...thanks, Andre - I'll have a go.
I presume it's easiest to take the option to just create a self-signed, time-bound certificate - rather than create my own CA as well?
Best,
Keith..

On 29 Sep 2011, at 14:42, Andre Garzia wrote:

> Keith,
> 
> http://www.tc.umn.edu/~brams006/selfsign.html
> 
> The apache integration part will not be handled by you. You will need to
> send the certificate to the support at on-rev for them to install.
> 
> Cheers
> andre
> 
> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 6:48 AM, Keith Clarke <
> keith.clarke at clarkeandclarke.co.uk> wrote:
> 
>> Hi folks,
>> Can anyone please point an SSL newbie to any how-to information for
>> implementing self-certification for SSL test purposes on either On-Rev or
>> LiveCode Server (on either linux or OSX)?
>> 
>> I've not dabbled with SSL (or indeed, sockets) before. So, as the current
>> On-Rev hosting service supports just one SSL certificate per account - a
>> single domain or sub-domain, with no wild-card support - I want to
>> experiment a bit to decide whether to target my Company's top-level domain,
>> a specific sub-domain or a micro-site.
>> 
>> I also need to extend some prototype apps that I'm moving to LiveCode
>> Server to confirm whether these will need direct browser access and hence
>> (given my target market) Extended Validation for the address bar 'safe site'
>> approval.
>> 
>> BTW My On-Rev account already has a fixed IP address (and I also use
>> dyndns.com to emulate a fixed IP address for my home-based dev server).
>> So, I'm hoping it's just the certification side of things I need to sort -
>> said he, hoping! ;-)
>> 
>> Any insights gratefully received...
>> Best,
>> Keith..
>> 
>> 
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