Which are more widely supported by browser clients, wildcard or SAN certificates?
I need to decide between using a SAN cert or a wildcard cert. Client/browser compatibility is my biggest concern.
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Digicert maintains pages for compatibility with certificate types:
They note several server side compatibility problems with wildcard certificates but no client side problems. SAN certificates are problemic for some older browsers:
If supporting these older browsers is important to you, then wildcard certificates have wider browser support.