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How does CloudFlare do it? (SSL related question)
Hello, I'm seriously wondering how CloudFlare pulled it off... What am I talking about?
Well for example, my friend has this website: https://blazinhosting.net/ and if you look at the SSL Common Name it's directed to "ssl5609.cloudflare.com".
But the actual domain is blazinhosting.net.
So how can I pull this off also? I'm just very curious on how this works.
Thanked by 1sz1hosting
Very High tier cert.
CloudFlare can push additional domain names to their certificates automatically, they have a special contract with GlobalSign.
So, in theory, they can act as whatever domain they want
Just waiting for SSL support to come to free plans..
They can modify their cert anytime?
I actually don't see anything unique about this cert. It's a simple SAN + wildcard cert, but ssl5609.cloudflare.com is just listed as the first domain.
http://cl.ly/image/0j3j2z2s2Z0D/Image 2014-08-16 at 11.18.12 PM.png
Yes, and this is how proxy works.