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Re: Manual setting of TLS Server Name Indication

From: Peter Sylvester <>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 08:54:04 +0200

> Can the SNI field really not be set to work with an IP address? What
> if you have multiple IP addresses, have the server listen on all of
> them and connect to the host using ?

"HostName" contains the fully qualified DNS hostname of the server

  Literal IPv4 and IPv6 addresses are not permitted in "HostName".

> The cookie engine at least will need the Host: name as '' in
> that case.
If there is no DNS name for the server, there is already
a slight problem with https identification. What would
be the subjectAltname (or commonname) to check
according to what standard? :-)
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Received on 2010-08-13