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Re: Manual setting of TLS Server Name Indication

From: Peter Sylvester <>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 11:12:53 +0200

On 08/13/2010 10:59 AM, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Aug 2010, Peter Sylvester wrote:
>>> 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".
> Right, thanks for that. I guess we need to use two separate fields
> then when we extract the field from the Host: header - cookie host
> name and TLS host name.
Or a flag indicating whether it looks like a DNS name or not
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