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Re: Looking for seconds to add the Amazon EC2 public certificate in ca-certificates.

Hi Miguel (2011.08.23_22:34:47_+0200)
> AFAIK, this certificate is only used to encrypt your AMIs and transfer them
> securely to Amazon. In this way only you and Amazon know about the content
> of your AMI, Amazon needs this in order to launch your AMIs in their cloud.

That's what I've heard (although non-definitively) from someone who used
to maintain ec2-ami-tools for Amazon.

And as Russ asked:
> Hm, then it's not actually a CA, is it?

Correct. It's just some public key material for encryption.


Stefano Rivera
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