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What makes a SSL certificate “signed”?

When you buy a SSL certificate from Comodo, it is signed by Comodo and therefore trusted. How is it signed though? Why can't anyone sign the certificate pretending to be Comodo?
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For a IDN domain name, what goes into the CSR's CN field?

Suppose I control the domain name m√ľnchen.example.com (xn--mnchen-3ya.example.com). Now, I want to get a SSL certificate for this domain name to enable HTTPS for my web site. I have decided which CA ...
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Self signed SSL certificate with a wild card - works for sub domain, fails for the main domain

For development purposes I created a self signed SSL certificate where CN = *.example.com. After installing the certificate, when browsing to any sub domain https://sub.example.com I got the nice ...
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How to set the Bit Length when generating SSL Certificat with Java keytool?

I'm going to create a SSL Certificate so I can use https on my web site. I have to generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) and I did generate such a file with the Java keytool following the guide ...
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Creating an SSL Certificate

I have a barracuda SSL VPN. I also have a website hosted on winhost.com. On my website, I have a link to login to my VPN. I always get the "untrusted certificate" message. It says its untrusted ...
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Figuring out domain name for generating Customer Signing Request (CSR)

I access production and qa domain websites as follows : Production : https://portal.mydomain.com QA : https://portal-qa.mydomain.com However, when I add www like the following :https://www.portal-...
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Can we use open SSL to generate certifiicates for 100 customer websites?

We have more then 100 customers and we need to set their websites up with SSL. Do we have to buy the SSL certificates from one of the companies (Godddy and etc) or we can use OpenSSL for free?
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Does the url path have to be same with the actualy categories we have setup?

Say for example we got an eshop, with a category "car spare parts" that includes a category called "tires" which has our product in there. We have created a menu on the left where the visitor clicks ...
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How do I create a High Assurance Root Certificate Authority

I understand the basic nature of High Assurance Certificates. You pay more money for a certificate and the Certificate Authority investigates your company to a greater degree. After that occurs and ...
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Generating a CSR on AWS

I have my domains configured on AWS on ElasticBean stalk as shown below : For portal-production and portal-qa , I am planning to get a domain validated certificate from Alpha SSL and in order to do ...