[OSM-dev] Protecting the login pages

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Mon Jul 3 11:02:57 BST 2006


https seems sensible to me. I've done self-generated certs before but
not bought one. Any suggestions?

* @ 28/06/06 06:03:07 PM openstreetmap at gagravarr.org wrote:
> Hi All
> 
> I'm currently at a geeky event, which provides free wireless. I'd be 
> dissapointed if there wasn't at least one person sniffing the wireless to 
> watch interesting things going past.
> 
> What do people thing about protecting the login pages (main site, and the 
> wiki). Could we get a certificate (paid for, or from cacert etc) and ssl 
> protect them? How about a javascript widget to hash the password with a 
> challenge?
> 
> For now, I think I'm just going to tunnel back to somewhere I trust before 
> logging in to upload traces....
> 
> Nick
> 
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have fun,

SteveC steve at asklater.com http://www.asklater.com/steve/




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