X.509 Certs For Personal Use

Phil Regnauld regnauld at nsrc.org
Sat Feb 18 16:37:37 UTC 2012

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 :)


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