SSL certificates and Riak CS

Toby Corkindale toby.corkindale at
Wed Jul 31 01:14:27 EDT 2013

Apologies if this has been covered before, but I didn't spot anything.

What sort of SSL certificate do you need to get to cover all the 
subdomains that may exist for a Riak CS instance?

As I understand it, each bucket gets turned into a subdomain, so you'd 
need an SSL cert covering *, *.*, 
*.*.* and so forth... The problem is that AFAICT you 
can't buy SSL certs with any more than one wildcard in them.

What are other people doing for this in the wild? I presume there's some 
way to do this, or else all the other S3-like systems wouldn't work over 


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