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Thu Dec 8 11:09:44 PST 2011

If we had a "real" cert, there'd be no reason not to use SSL on the whole site.
Since we don't, it does not give us any real security; an MitM could simply
substitute his self-signed cert for ours and collect credentials.  Not that any
of us would re-use a password, of course... (-:

Certs are about $10/year from the discount CAs.  I'll buy for the first year
if Clif is willing to install a new cert.

On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 11:02 AM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
> Yes there is a warning because the cert is self signed.  We obviously don't
> really need SSL on the wiki, although it would be nice to have it on the
> login page so your login credentials can't be sniffed.  I wonder if there is
> a way to limit HTTPS to only the login page so it doesn't jump out at every
> new user who tries to view the wiki pages?  This would probably be a
> question for Clif because it's hosted on his servers and he has been
> maintaining the wiki.
> Rick
> On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 10:58 AM, Bob Miller <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>> When I click the wiki link from that page, Firefox warns me that
>> the SSL certificate is untrusted.  IMHO, we should either buy
>> a real certificate or stop using SSL.  Are there reasons not to do that
>> of which I'm unaware?
>> On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 10:27 PM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN>
>> wrote:
>> > During our board meeting today, we realized that a lot of people didn't
>> > know
>> > you could view our mailing list archives to go over old discussions.  We
>> > added links to these resources on a new page on our site:
>> >
>> > http://www.eugenemakerspace.com/?page_id=217
>> >
>> > So if you have any interest in going through old email threads to see
>> > what
>> > was previously discussed, now you know where to find the links to do
>> > that.
>> >  We also included a link to the wiki since there was not a link from our
>> > main site previously.
>> >
>> > Rick
>> >
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