[OSM-dev] HTTPS support for osmchanges url

Grant Slater openstreetmap at firefishy.com
Tue Apr 7 12:27:13 UTC 2015

Hi Ramesh,

https:// has now been enabled on planet.openstreetmap.org.


Kind regards,

On 7 April 2015 at 08:26, J Ramesh Kumar <rameshj1977 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Since the OSM updates diff support only http, I cannot update the OSM
> database in my production environment due to security issue. It is
> vulnerable to MITM(Man-In-The-Middle) attack. When I tried https url, it
> redirects to http url.
> https://planet.openstreetmap.org/replication/day/000/000/
> Is there any specific reason for not having https support ?
> It would be great, if we give support https. And also we may add md5check
> sum details in the xx_state.txt files or a separate file.
> I am ready to take this work and contribute it. Please guide me that where
> can I start this work ?
> Thanks,
> Ramesh
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