Page MenuHomePhabricator serves wrong certificate and confuses newcomers
Closed, ResolvedPublicBUG


Potential new users who stumble onto are discouraged by having the webserver present a certificate for instead.

Having a wrong certificate results in browser warnings which deters new users and does a disservice to the project by making it appear to be run by a bunch of amateurs who don't even know how to setup a simple webserver, which clearly shouldn't be the case.

This certificate issue keeps coming up on IRC every once in a while as well - and while I can't tell how people are finding it, as long as there's something running there on 443 that appears as if it's doing weird certificate stuff, it doesn't make the project look good.

Please setup the webserver with SNI such that if a user is attempting to reach anything starting with such user is presented with a valid browser certificate for (not and redirected via http 301 to

Other alternative of removing A records for is presumably less desirable (I'm guessing)

Let me know if you need help or further clarification.


Difficulty level
Easy (less than an hour)
Why the issue appeared?
Will be filled on close
risk created this task.Jul 24 2017, 9:28 AM
syncer triaged this task as Low priority.Jul 24 2017, 9:29 AM
syncer edited projects, added Infrastructure; removed VyOS 1.1.x.
syncer changed Why the issue appeared? from Implementation mistake to Will be filled on close.
syncer removed a subscriber: Core Community.
syncer claimed this task.Jul 25 2017, 3:50 AM
syncer closed this task as Resolved.
syncer added a subscriber: syncer.

that was resolved