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Re: [ga] Registration process suggestion
Roeland and all,
Agreed. But I believe that the DNSO.ORG site is running on a Solaris
Roeland M.J. Meyer wrote:
> I might also add, for the MS perverse, that the option pack, for WinNTserver
> 4.0, includes software for setting up a root CA. In conjunction with IIS,
> that'll also work... provided that WinNT doesn't BSOD itself.<grin>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Jeff
> > Williams
> > Sent: Friday, February 04, 2000 3:13 AM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: [ga] Registration process suggestion
> > Roeland and all,
> > We already have something VERY similar to what you are suggesting
> > set up that can be moved over to the DNSO.ORG site in a matter of
> > a couple of days at most. The only extra thing required would be
> > an announce posting with a URL by which to register. At that point
> > a CA will be generated and sent to the person that registered. This
> > can also be done through a Web interface similar to Verisign's
> > for instance.
> > or directly from a E-Mail form.
> > Roeland M.J. Meyer wrote:
> > > CA's are accessable to any Linux system, see <http://www.openssl.org>
> > > This makes them accessible to anyone, anywhere. Anyone can setup a CA.
> > > Although, the tinker factor is fairly high. However, for our
> > purposes, the
> > > DHSO.ORG server can be their own CA. In fact, that is the best
> > CA for this
> > > bunch. Elswise the costs are too high. We have enough developer and SA
> > > talent in this group that I am sure that we can set this up for
> > ourselves.
> > > We might even ask Ben or Adam Laurie to help us out here.
> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Michael Froomkin - U.Miami School of Law
> > > > [mailto:email@example.com]
> > > > Sent: Thursday, February 03, 2000 7:33 PM
> > > > To: Roeland M.J. Meyer
> > > > Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org; Harald Alvestrand; Roberto Gaetano
> > > > Subject: Re: [ga] Registration process suggestion
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > I think a solution that relies on access to a CA will be
> > biased against
> > > > most of the world. CAs are not accessible to most people in most
> > > > countries, at least not yet. then there's the problem of
> > concentration in
> > > > the CA market .... we don't have a clear idea of what a trustworthy
> > > > identity cert is likely to cost in even the near future.
> > Regards,
> > --
> > Jeffrey A. Williams
> > Spokesman INEGroup (Over 95k members strong!)
> > CEO/DIR. Internet Network Eng/SR. Java/CORBA Development Eng.
> > Information Network Eng. Group. INEG. INC.
> > E-Mail email@example.com
> > Contact Number: 972-447-1894
> > Address: 5 East Kirkwood Blvd. Grapevine Texas 75208
Jeffrey A. Williams
Spokesman INEGroup (Over 95k members strong!)
CEO/DIR. Internet Network Eng/SR. Java/CORBA Development Eng.
Information Network Eng. Group. INEG. INC.
Contact Number: 972-447-1894
Address: 5 East Kirkwood Blvd. Grapevine Texas 75208