SSL Certificate

Mark Doliner mark at
Mon Dec 8 17:45:05 EST 2008

On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 3:33 PM, Kevin Stange <kevin at> wrote:
> Mark Doliner wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 2:55 PM, Gary Kramlich <grim at> wrote:
>>> Mark Doliner wrote:
>>>> How do people feel about actually buying a certificate?  Is it worth
>>>> it?  If we get a certificate for only it's about
>>>> $27 a year.
>>> Where did you find a cert for $27/year?!
>> when buying for a
>> single domain for 2 or more years.
> I can get us a cert for $19.95 per year or less possibly through work:
> The certs are signed by Comodo.

Alright, I bought a 5 year certificate from Steadfast/Comodo at the
discounted rate of $14.95 per year (because they like us :-) ).  It's
now installed on, and is only used for  Let me know if you notice any
problems.  Also, there were a some files in the /etc/ssl/certs/ and
/etc/ssl/private/ directories on imperial that I suspect are no longer
being used.  I created an "old" subdirectory and moved the files
there.  If that breaks anything we can move them back.

And I got a free StartCom certificate through
( which we're using for ejabberd on


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