On Wed 07 Nov 2001 18:31, Paul Jakma wrote:
> https can be done with named virtual hosts.
No, it can't, because the certificates are exchanged before any of the
connection data is sent - in particular, before the HTTP request is
The certficate is associated with an IP/port combination *only*, so it
is not possible to do pure name-based VH with HTTPS.
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