I’ve been wondering what the downsides are with StartCom’s free SSL certificates.
At the moment those seem to be:
- You can only renew them for 1 year – could be tedious if you
have lots of them.
Windows XP users need to have installed at least Service Pack 2Apparently non-updated Windows XP works now! Just in time for its EOL.
to have the CA.
- Blackberry and other RIM devices have no support. @startssl
says: “Correct RIM has no support so far (we understand that they
are working on it though).”
- Reports of no support in an iPod Touch running iOS 3.x.
Useful SSL checkers: