This came up in connection to
SERVER-14516. If both a subject and subject alternative names exist the server will match against both. RFC 2818 requires the subject be ignored if subjectAltNames exist.
From section 3.1 in http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2818.html:
If a subjectAltName extension of type dNSName is present, that MUST be used as the identity. Otherwise, the (most specific) Common Name field in the Subject field of the certificate MUST be used. Although the use of the Common Name is existing practice, it is deprecated and Certification Authorities are encouraged to use the dNSName instead.
The test certs created for
SERVER-14516 will have to be regenerated to include 'server' as a subjectAltName.