Comodo EV SSL cert on nginx
khansen at charityweb.net
Tue Feb 17 02:29:22 MSK 2009
Yes, that helps a bunch! :-)
The EV features are working in FF3, but not in IE7 and Safari. Neither
recognize Comodo as a CA -- I must not have the CA bundle set up right.
Let me check my setup further.
Nick Pearson wrote:
> Hi Kurt,
> I've not tested a Comodo cert on nginx, but you can test it by editing
> your /etc/hosts file (or on Windows,
> c:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts) to point a domain at a specific
> IP. In doing so, your computer will use that IP when you request the
> domain (bypassing DNS), allowing you to test the certificate. Just be
> sure to remember to clear that /etc/hosts entry when you're finished!
> Hope that helps.
> On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 3:48 PM, Kurt Hansen <khansen at charityweb.net
> <mailto:khansen at charityweb.net>> wrote:
> I'm just starting to evaluate nginx for our use. Looking good so far!
> One of our biggest clients uses an EV SSL cert from Comodo. The EV
> certs have nice features on FireFox 3 and IE7; the address bar
> changes color and show the full name making customers more
> comfortable in making credit card transactions. Or so the theory goes.
> For Comodo, you have to add their certs to the CA bundle and use
> ssl_certificate_client directive. I believe I've implemented this
> properly and it appears to be working.
> However, I can't test out the FF3 and IE7 address features because
> they only work on the live site, so I don't know for certain that
> they are working.
> Is anybody using Comodo EV SSL certs on nginx? aOr, any EV SSL
> certs on nginx? If so, can you send me the link so I can see it in
> FF3 and IE7?
> By the way, Comodo only charges US$359 for EV certs while VeriSign
> charges ~US$3000. If you are in the market for EV certs, check out
> Take care,
> Kurt Hansen
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