X.509 Certs For Personal Use

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Sat Feb 18 12:58:52 CST 2012


On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 11:37 AM, Phil Regnauld <regnauld at nsrc.org> wrote:
> John Peach (john-nanog) writes:
>> >
>> >     "Your request is being held up for review by our personnel".
>> >
>> >     Up to 6 hours. Must be their definition of instant :)
>>
>> It's nice to see that they actually do random reviews, rather than just
>> issuing everything requested. I use startssl and have not had anything
>> held for review.
>
>        And I did get my account and cert shortly after. So they are quick.
>
>        On the other hand, I'm not sure I'd trust a cert where they
>        happen to be the ones generating the key and the CSR themselves.
>        Yes, it's free, but that doesn't mean I want to give up all forms
>        of security :)

<http://goo.gl/thGxC> (sorry, the blog's url is stupid and long)

use your own key materials and gen your own csr ... silly simple.

>
>        Cheers,
>        Phil
>



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