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Re: [Openvpn-users] I don't get it: why use a certificate?

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] I don't get it: why use a certificate?
  • From: Doug Lytle <support@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2007 22:15:00 -0400

Todd and Margo Chester wrote:
> For instance, if a laptop gets stolen,
> don't the bad guys have everything they
> need to use the tunnel regardless if
> you are using a certificate or a key?

You can revoke the certificate of any of the clients.  You can't do that 
using shared static keys.


Ben Franklin quote:

"Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."

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