hkps port

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Apr 2 11:33:13 CEST 2009

On Thu,  2 Apr 2009 04:51, dshaw at said:

> After some pondering about the proper port for hkps, I think that 443
> makes the most sense (in other words, use the same port number as
> https).  The reality is that there was never a particular reason why
> regular hkp needed to be on port 11371.  The protocol is really http,

That is true for HTTP but not for HTTPS.  Using 443 for hkps usually
requires the use of a separate IP adress - something I really like to
avoid.  Another port also allow the use of a differentserver



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