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Old 01-15-2007, 02:54 AM   #1
yongitz
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OPENVPN: bind client certificates to a machine


Hi guys! I have a question for the OPENVPN gurus here... Is there a way to bind a certain certificate/key to a machine. The reason for that is that I want to have an added security and that if ever a client machine has been compromised or whatever and that the key was stolen it will be of no use for connecting to our VPN server..

I know I can revoke the certificate if I want to.. but just want to know if that's possible.

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Old 01-18-2007, 09:16 PM   #2
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Are you using strong passphrases on your certs?
 
Old 01-19-2007, 01:45 AM   #3
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Are you using strong passphrases on your certs?

Nope! i don't have any passphrases at all... my concern is that what if I'll have 20 or more clients and happen to forget which cert belongs to that client.. so my idea of having that cert being bind to that machine will i guess serve it's purpose...
 
  


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