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Comment: Re:Charge the CA with complicity in any attacks (Score 1) 128

by stevenbdjr (#35732330) Attached to: Thousands of SSL Certs Issued To Unqualified Names

Mod Parent Up.

Typically considerations for setting up an Exchange 2007 / 2010 CAS is to have a UCC cert that contains both the qualified and unqualified name of the CAS server (or CAS server array). This is to prevent Outlook from throwing a cert error when accessing the server internally.

While I can't speak to the security implications of such certificates, I can say that this is most certainly not something "controversial" that the SSL providers are doing, it's simply meeting a legitimate customer need.

Committees have become so important nowadays that subcommittees have to be appointed to do the work.

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