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> Behalf Of Elizabeth O'Shea
> Sent: Tuesday, December 20, 2005 15:44
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> I was browsing the Microsoft knowledge base for instructions on generating
> security certificates. In the procedure using IIS 5.0, there is this step:
> Input the common name (CN) for your site. This should be the same
> name that the user will input when requesting your Web site. For example,
> a user inputs http://www.widgets.microsoft.com to access your Web site,
> your Common Name would be www.widgets.microsoft.com. When you are
> click Next.
> 'When you are complete'??? It's good to see that Microsoft is encouraging
> personal development amongst its users! But I can see a very significant
> procedural block here. How many of us are ever really complete? Surely if
> you follow these instructions, it could be years before you click Next to
> move to the next step and get your certificate.
> On a more serious note, and because I don't own the Micrsoft MoS, do they
> really recommend this 'When you are complete' usage? Or is it an editing
> slip? All our products run on Windows, so I've been thnking about
> considering adopting the MS MoS wholesale. 'When you are commplete' puts
> off a bit.
> elizabeth -dot- oshea -at- virtualaccess -dot- com
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