Re: OCSP Stapling

Yoav Nir <ynir.ietf@gmail.com> Mon, 01 August 2016 21:34 UTC

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Subject: Re: OCSP Stapling
From: Yoav Nir <ynir.ietf@gmail.com>
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Good idea. It’s also a best practice as defined in the recent BCP document (bottom of section 6.5 of RFC 7525)

Yoav

> On 1 Aug 2016, at 9:58 PM, Glen <glen@amsl.com> wrote:
> 
> Dear IETF Community:
> 
> At IETF-Action, we received the following request:
> 
>> Currently I cannot view anything on the IETF website because your
>> certificate authorities OCSP server is down and I cannot verify that
>> the certificate has not been revoked.
>> Please enable OCSP stapling on your webservers so that in the future
>> your availability in browsers that require OCSP checks (Firefox with
>> strict revocation checks enabled in my case) can still access your
>> site without it being dependant on your CAs OCSP service.
> 
> I have referred this matter to the TMC, and they have asked me to
> refer this out to the community.
> 
> Absent any objections to this, we will enable OCSP Stapling as
> requested later this week.  If there are any objections or comments,
> please make them known on this list for community debate.  (Although I
> don't normally follow the IETF list, I will be doing so for the
> duration of the discussion.)
> 
> Thank you for your review of this matter!
> 
> Glen
> Glen Barney
> IT Director
> AMS (IETF Secretariat)
>