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Re: [alpine-devel] HTTPS on bugs and upcoming www

From: iilluzion :) <iilluzion_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2011 08:20:24 +0400

Dear Carlo,

Thank you very much for your efforts! It's greatly appreciated.

My only concern is that Mozilla still does not support the root
certificate of CAcert.org. But it might an idea to include the
CAcert.org root certificate into our Alpine distribution.


On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 5:47 AM, Carlo Landmeter <clandmeter_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> I have been working on getting HTTPS working for our
> bugs.alpinelinux.org and our new upcoming www.alpinelinux.org
> websites.
> I have created a server certificate on CaCert.org, which is a
> community driven certification authority. Most Linux distributions
> already include their root certificate so no manual action on the
> client side is needed.
> If you are on windows, you will need to import its certificate's, you
> can find information about it on their wiki:
> http://wiki.cacert.org/BrowserClients
> Both websites (bugs and www) reside behind Pound reverse proxy which
> was installed on an old Edge vserver guest. While Pound should be able
> to work with HTTPS, Pound 2.5 in Alpine 2.x seems to be broken.
> I have removed Pound now and installed a new vserver with Alpine 2.1.6
> which now runs Nginx from edge repository. Not only do they support
> HTTPS, Nginx also does static content caching as reverse proxy.
> If you find issues on below website please let us know.
>
> http://bugs.alpinelinux.org
> http://redmine.alpinelinux.org
> https://bugs.alpinelinux.org
> https://redmine.alpinelinux.org
>
> http://nl.alpinelinux.org and http://rsync.alpinelinux.org are also
> located behind the reverse proxy. It runs without caching for obvious
> reasons. If you find any issues with it please let us know.
>
> -carlo
>
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