NTS Wildcard Certificates

Gary E. Miller gem at rellim.com
Mon Nov 18 21:10:46 UTC 2019

Yo Richard!

On Mon, 18 Nov 2019 14:51:30 -0600
Richard Laager via devel <devel at ntpsec.org> wrote:

> On 11/18/19 2:36 PM, Gary E. Miller via devel wrote:
> > I would say another config option.  Both for client and server.  
> I don't see why we would need a config option for the server. If you
> don't want a wildcard cert there, don't use one. If you do, do. No
> need to configure.

Fair enough.  If someone can swap the cert, they can certainly swap the

> If someone wants an option to disable wildcard certs on the client,
> I'm not opposed, but it should default to having them enabled.
> Otherwise, interoperability as a client is compromised. The client
> would not be able to connect, by default, with e.g. "cloud
> deployments and large companies".


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