Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#515 closed Bug / Defect (fixed)

CN maximum length is set to 63 characters

Reported by: abacate Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: Generic / unclassified Version: OpenVPN git master branch (Community Ed)
Severity: Not set (select this one, unless your'e a OpenVPN developer) Keywords:


According to RFC 5280, CN maximum length must be 64.

I had discussed about it on openvpn user mailing list. See this email thread:

And submitted a patch to openvpn devel mailing list, see here:

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by Gert Döring

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

commit ecd934b1ef83eec58eb2df5d3a98309ca56d5812 (master)
commit d7d61b4c2d1f1dd47e779ca38b936f9b99042c82 (release/2.3)

Author: Steffan Karger
Date: Thu Mar 5 22:37:31 2015 +0100

Allow for CN/username of 64 characters (fixes off-by-one)

to be released as part of 2.3.7, in about 2-3 weeks.

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