Problems with TLS SNI Server Name Indication when using IE9

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Fri Mar 23 12:23:53 UTC 2012


On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 10:22:38AM +0200, Axel Holscher (GMAIL) wrote:

> My IE9 (on Windows7 64 bit) fails to trigger the correct nginx virtual https
> server name and SSL certificate (It ignores all except the default  -1st
> server). 
> But It seems to work fine with FF10 and Chrome17.
> Is this an IE9 issue? or am I missing something from my nginx/openssl
> compilation options?

Most likely it's IE issue, your nginx config looks fine.  You may 
try looking what's happening on the wire (e.g. in wireshark) or 
just test if you see the same behaviour on the clean install of 
Win7 + IE9 (google search suggests some incorrect registry 
settings may cause problems).

Maxim Dounin

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