Author Topic: Meta: Why no https for login?  (Read 201 times)

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Meta: Why no https for login?
« on: April 12, 2019, 01:35:03 PM »
This is a forum meta bug: Why do we have to send our login credentials unencrypted (via http, instead of https)?

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Re: Meta: Why no https for login?
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2019, 07:31:40 AM »
Well, for one thing I'm not running an https server on this machine.

But I don't know if SMF is able to do this.

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Edit: Also, I think this would require me to get a certificate for the HTTPS server, which I know would be a pain in the ass because it has a limited lifetime and would have to be updated regularly.
« Last Edit: April 15, 2019, 01:11:49 PM by Phil Harvey »
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