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RE: Need to compare client certificate CN with an entry in /etc/hosts

November 26, 2013 05:56PM
Well, this has absolutely nothing to do with nginx, but

openssl x509 -in <your cert> -text -noout

will tell you which domain ( or hostname ) the certificate is for.

Steve

On Tue, 2013-11-26 at 22:48 +0000, Radha Venkatesh (radvenka) wrote:
> Jonathan,
>
> The requirement is that we match an existing hostname entry in /etc/hosts with the Client certificate CN (CN has to be the hostname of the client).
>
> Thanks,
> Radha.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: nginx-bounces@nginx.org [mailto:nginx-bounces@nginx.org] On Behalf Of Jonathan Matthews
> Sent: Tuesday, November 26, 2013 11:55 AM
> To: nginx@nginx.org
> Subject: Re: Need to compare client certificate CN with an entry in /etc/hosts
>
> On 26 November 2013 19:19, Radha Venkatesh (radvenka)
> <radvenka@cisco.com> wrote:
> > we have to match the client certificate CN with an
> > existing entry in /etc/hosts.
>
> Please could you specify *exactly* what you need to ensure matches?
> It's not obvious (to me!), given what you wrote and given the minimal
> information available in /etc/hosts.
>
> Jonathan
>
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Need to compare client certificate CN with an entry in /etc/hosts

Radha Venkatesh (radvenka) November 26, 2013 02:22PM

Re: Need to compare client certificate CN with an entry in /etc/hosts

Jonathan Matthews November 26, 2013 02:56PM

RE: Need to compare client certificate CN with an entry in /etc/hosts

Radha Venkatesh (radvenka) November 26, 2013 05:50PM

RE: Need to compare client certificate CN with an entry in /etc/hosts

GreenGecko November 26, 2013 05:56PM

Re: Need to compare client certificate CN with an entry in /etc/hosts

Jonathan Matthews November 26, 2013 06:02PM

Re: Need to compare client certificate CN with an entry in /etc/hosts

Francis Daly November 26, 2013 06:16PM

RE: Need to compare client certificate CN with an entry in /etc/hosts

Radha Venkatesh (radvenka) November 26, 2013 07:02PM

Re: Need to compare client certificate CN with an entry in /etc/hosts

Francis Daly November 27, 2013 06:08PM



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