[wp-hackers] Re: IP address verification for trackbacks
kimmo at global-wire.fi
Mon Aug 18 16:08:28 GMT 2008
On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 10:49:51AM -0500, Otto wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 7:22 PM, Kimmo Suominen <kimmo at global-wire.fi> wrote:
> > The web server has to choose the correct certificate for SSL before
> > it gets any information from the client (e.g. browser). Thus you
> > cannot use a name-based (i.e. shared IP) virtual host with HTTPS.
> Sure you can. Look up TLS-SNI. It's been around for a few years.
> To do this with Apache:
> LiteSpeed and nginx also have support for it now.
No thanks -- I don't especially want to start maintaining either
Apache or nginx through private packages.
Also, last I checked, mod_gnutls came with a performance warning.
But sure, if you want to code your plugins so that they don't account
for sites using secondary IP addresses, you can certainly choose to
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