Question: HTTPS everywhere...problem
mark at heyimmark.com
Sat Aug 4 21:40:05 UTC 2018
Have you tried just serving via https using your own signed certificates?
That's an easy solution, right?
On Sat, Aug 4, 2018, 4:23 PM Felipe Nascimento de Moura <
felipenmoura at gmail.com> wrote:
> I know of (and I also support) the HTTPS everywhere campaign.
> With that said...
> I'm working on a software for a factory which will have:
> - 1 server in a room, with a node server running on it
> - many cellphones sending pictures
> - no internet access, everything works within the same, closed network
> Have you seen the problem?
> I developed the thing in 2 days...now, I'm 4 days working on how to turn
> on the cameras in the cellphones as they are accessing the service using
> the serve's IP address (which, evidently, is not HTTPS).
> This raised the question in my head. There shouldn't be at least an
> option? Something like a "yes, I AM sure of what I am doing, now let me do
> it please" option in browsers, perhaps a flag, perhaps a pattern...
> The answers I got so far were "you can't do it with web technologies", and
> I will not accept that answer as final.
> So...any option? Shouldn't web technologies allow us to develop this kind
> of software/service as well?
> Do you know of any option/solution for such problem? I've been wasting my
> time with cordova and ionic, tried some caches, remote debuggin...so far,
> I'm really disappointed with this...the thing is really cool, works so
> fine and fast and then...I can't install it there because my own browser
> does not trust my own software in my own cellphones closed in my own
> network accessing my own server :/
> I even tried generating a certificate for it, but the server ends up with
> new IPs from time to time and, as it will be installed in different
> factories and stores, making it a static ip is not a good option.
> Thanks you very much for any idea or suggestion.
> [ ]s
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