On Wed, Nov 04, 2015 at 03:20:22PM -0800, Prasun Gera wrote: > I'm using idm (4.1.x) on a RHEL 7.1 with the webui accessible publicly. I'm > using a stock configuration which uses the certs signed by ipa's CA for the > webui. This is mostly for convenience since it manages renewals seamlessly. > This, however, requires users to add the CA as trusted to their browsers. A > promising alternative to this is https://letsencrypt.org/, which issues > browser trusted certs, and will manage auto renewals too (in the future). > As a feature request, it would be nice to have closer integration between > ipa and the letsencrypt client which would make managing certs simple. I'm > about to set this up manually right now using the external ssl certs guide. > Let's Encrypt is on our radar. I like the idea of being able to install FreeIPA with publicly-trusted certs for HTTP and LDAP from the beginning. This would require some work in ipa-server-install in addition to certmonger support and a good, stable Let's Encrypt / ACME client implementation for Apache on Fedora.
Installing publicly-trusted HTTP / LDAP certs is a common activity so I filed a ticket: https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa/ticket/5431 Cheers, Fraser > Secondly, since the webui uses mod_nss, how would one set it up to prefer > security over compatibility with older clients ? The vast majority of > documentation online (for eg. > https://mozilla.github.io/server-side-tls/ssl-config-generator/) is about > mod_ssl and I think the configuration doesn't transfer directly to mod_nss. > Since this is the only web facing component, I would like to set it up to > use stringent requirements. Right now, a test on > https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/ and https://weakdh.org/sysadmin.html > identifies > several issues. Since these things are not really my area of expertise, I > would like some documentation regarding this. Also, would manually > modifying any of the config files be overwritten by a yum update ? > -- > Manage your subscription for the Freeipa-users mailing list: > https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/freeipa-users > Go to http://freeipa.org for more info on the project -- Manage your subscription for the Freeipa-users mailing list: https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/freeipa-users Go to http://freeipa.org for more info on the project