Electronic document that proves ownership of a public key. E.g. for SSL connections.

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Single SSL certificate for web and email

I would like to purchase a basic SSL certificate, which allows me to secure a single domain (as opposed to a wildcard certificate for multiple subdomains). I was going to apply this to ...
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startSSL.com - free https certificates?

I just published my website on a free host. My web address is MyDomain.usa.cc. Can I put a free certificate from startSSL on my website? Will it work?
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Will using ECC SSL certificates have SERP benefit as promised by Google?

Google here officially announced that using SSL is minor ranking factor. On that page is, besides other rules, stated to Use 2048-bit key certificates. OK, but does it mean that using 224-bit key ECC ...
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ACTION MAY BE REQUIRED: PayPal service upgrades for merchants

I recently received an email from PayPal asking us to upgrade SSL. Discontinue use of the VeriSign G2 Root Certificate. In accordance with industry standards, PayPal will no longer accept ...
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SSL Enforced by Redirect but how to support NON-SNI Browsers

I'd like my website to be SSL only but I'm faced with problem regarding the SSL certification not being supported on older browsers such as IE8, not that I care to much but wondering if there's away ...
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What info will be shown on SSL certificate?

Say, I have my site from a host provider, during the setup of a certificate, it says that I need to fill the blank of domain name, first name, etc. What is "mandatory" to fill? If I do add personal ...
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Check browser compatibility of SSL

I wanted to add SSL to my domain and as EV SSL is very expensive I'm going to go with DV SSL. because I just what to enable encrypted logins. Different companies offer different prices even free and ...
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Secure Badges on Site? [duplicate]

I have a new client whose site I will be re-building. I noticed on his site he has a badge from McAfee saying the site is secure. Below is an example: I have seen similar type badges by other ...
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Schema links and HTTPS

In the process of moving to 100% HTTPS on a site, I performed a site-wide search for http:// in an effort to find potential problems. One common class of instances included schema links (certainly ...
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Missing CA certificates on OpenShift WordPress cartridge

I am trying to use a WordPress theme named "X" on an OpenShift WordPress cartridge. While installing an "Extension" through the "X" theme configuration page I get the following error: Downloading ...
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Is an SSL certificate required by law on an e-commerce site?

I've inherited a site which sells digital products (videos) using paypal. The cart and checkout pages are not currently served over SSL. The business is UK based but the servers are in the US. Aside ...
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What kind of SSL cert do I need here

I am in the process of setting up a distributed server setup with each server claiming to use the same domain name. I will be using a geolocation DNS service (there are now several cheap providers ...
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Implenting an SSL certificate for DynDns

I need help in implementing an SSL Certificate. We have a DynDns host which is linked to our Dynamic Public IP. We want to implement an SSL certificate from a Public CA for our DynDns address. Do I ...
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What happens to a user's browser if an SSL certificate is replaced in mid-session?

In light of modern browsers phasing out security certificates signed using the SHA1 hash algorithm, we're busy replacing all our SHA1 certificates with SHA2. Generally we could simply replace certs ...
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SSL issue with firefox

My website is hosted on hostgator and i have purchased their ssl service. Now when i open my website in chrome then it works fine but when i open it in firefox it gives me error like The ...
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Multiple level subdomains SSL certificates

I have a need for multiple subdomains to have a SSL certificate. For instance, the following where the subsite number and subsubsite number could go for ever. subsite1.sites.example.com ...
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Cheap Positive SSL worths? [closed]

Searching about cheap certificates, I saw that ssls.com offers a positive SSL certificate for $3.88 per year. Is this even possible? What is the difference to the positive SSL certificate from ...
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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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Understanding the SHA1 sunset on SSL

According to this article: http://googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/gradually-sunsetting-sha-1.html SHA1 in SSL certificates will start reporting SSL errors to chrome browsers fairly soon. ...
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Do I have to give my mailing address to create a certificate? [duplicate]

So, ICANN seems to require a mailing address for my domain, but my registrar (like many others) offers to proxy the mail to me to provide privacy. However, when I want to create an SSL certificate, ...
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Generate SHA-2 CSR in Plesk

Plesk can be used to generate CSR's for SSL certificates but uses SHA-1 as the hash by default. Browsers will soon prefer SHA-2 certificates, so I'd like to start using that for CSR hashing. How can ...
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SSL certificate for server with 2 static ips

We have an apache server in our office premises which is used for some ssl related requests. The office premise has 2 internet connections with static ip address. The internet connections are switched ...
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Does Google prefer 1-year SSL certificate over 3, 5-year SSL certificates?

I'm currently working on converting my company's site to SSL and the developer I'm working with asked if Google preferred 1-year certificates over 3-year certificates. I thought I vaguely remembered ...
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Which browsers support SNI?

Because of the way web servers and SSL work, previously a dedicated IP address was required for running an SSL certificate on a domain. But with a new technique (SNI, abbreviation for Server Name ...
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How to get a free signed secure certificate? [closed]

My web hosting service only provide non-free signed secure certificate. Is there a way I can get a free one on Internet?
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Redirecting HTTPS to HTTP without purchasing another IP address

So in the past I have always bought a new IP when working with SSL certs. I came across a client that is on a shared IP and using a cert for one of the sites but not the others. So domain #1 has cert ...
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How to install/update/upgrade SSL certificate in Tomcat?

I am about to install/update/upgrade a SSL certificate in one of the servers which has the following configuration Sever information: Sever version: Apache Tomcat/6.0.35 OS version: Linux ...
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Avoid storing a .pem security certificate insecurely on the sever under Azure Management from Wordpress

Microsoft has up to 3 additional slots aside from "production" now for Azure websites. I wanted to write a management page in php for allowing content administrators to swap between staging and ...
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How can I make a browser trust my SSL certificate when I request resources from an external server?

I have installed an SSL certificate on one of my domains and it works perfectly, but on some pages I include a Google Font, which causes my certificate icon to change in: instead of: The reason, ...
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Will canonical tag referencing unsecure HTTP URLs on a HTTPS page cause the unsecure message?

If a secure HTTPS page has a canonical tag referencing the HTTP version, will this cause the message in the browser that the page is using unsecure elements and prevent the green lock icon appearing? ...
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Using SSL Certificates with shared hosting/different domain provider

I need to add a HTTPS address to an existing domain. Unfortunately there two companies involved: One for shared web-hosting, and one for the domain. How do SSL Certificated domains work in such ...
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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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Configuring SSL on tomcat 7 and the files and format required

There exists lot of information on the web and on stackoverflow regarding configuring SSL on Tomcat but it's still confusing and things have not worked for me. I have received two files from the ...
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Can I create CSR for Symantec EV SSL from another machine?

Given the additional checks to validate the organisation for the EV certificates, must the CSRs be created from the actual production web servers? In my capacity as a contractor, I thought I would ...
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apache is not allowing me to use port number 443 in virtual tag for configuring apache for https service [closed]

I am trying to configure apache for https service in xampp , i am almost done i am jsut struggling with that virtual tag in which i have give information about my self-signed ssl-certificate and key ...
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www vs non-www ssl certificate?

We have a Drupal 6 shopping cart system that works fine on Apache/cPanel. We had an SSL cert for www.xyz.com through NS which expired 2 days ago. My boss called Network Solutions and they walked ...
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What happens when a temporary self-signed SSL certificate is replaced with a trusted certificate?

My website is in beta stage. I am using a temporary self-signed SSL certificate with a short expiry date. Beta users have to add the exception on their browser to access HTTPS on my website. ...
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Set Up Of Common Name Of SSL Certificate To Protect Plesk Panel

A PCI Compliance scanner is balking that the self signed SSL certificate protecting secure access to Plesk Panel contains a name mismatch between the location of the Plesk Panel and the name on the ...
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Installing a wildcard SSL Cert

I am in the process of putting the final touches to a rather complex multi-server setup where the server domain names are along the lines of srva.example.com, srvb.example.com etc. At present I have ...
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Multi-Domain SSL and redirections

I have one server with the main domain being: WebSiteA.com. I've got 2 others domains on the same server: WebSiteB.com and WebsiteC.com. I want to have one website architecture with 3 different ...
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SSL website with non-SSL images only content delivery network

I am serving my own CDN using subdomains for static images only, and want to use a SSL cert on the main website. For example; https://www.example.com would download images from ...
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Does an SSL Certificate actually require a dedicated IP?

My web host which I have been with for at least going on 8 years now is requiring a dedicated IP address, which is $3.33/Month now for assigning a SSL Certificate with my web hosting package and ...
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SSL not working on home page

Recently set up a server for a client and installed a Comodo Positive SSL certificate. In firefox everywhere on the website I can see the padlock icon which shows the Comodo verification, except the ...
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Are there any usable free options for SSL certificates? [closed]

I'm aware that there are old questions in the same vein, but they're from ~2010 and everything has moved on a lot since then. Also, a caveat below excludes the common old answer. Background: I've got ...
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cPanel SSL installation

I've tried transferring SSL issued by GoDaddy to Linux based server. The website was originally hosted in Windows. After the installation is completed, I got a message like this in cPanel: ...
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Migrate a ASP.NET web service from http to https. How to create a SSL certificate that works in test environment on IIS 7.5?

I have a question regarding a web service, http and https. First of all, there is a quite similar question with an accepted answer on StackOverflow. Like the questioner on SO, I have a simple working ...
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Any reason not to buy SSL certificates from a reseller?

Is there any reason to buy an SSL certificate directly from the host (for $49, for example), instead of through a well-known reseller, for only $10.95? Specifically in my case, I just need to ...
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Does the server type matter when purchasing an SSL certificate from Network Solutions for NodeJS?

I am running an instance of ExpressJS using NodeJS and wish to have it start using HTTPS. My company purchases SSL certificates through Network Solutions. When trying to give them my CSR, Network ...
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Problems with SSL certificate in IIS 8

I bought certificate only for name_domain.com under the configuration for IIS 8 (on Windows Server 2012). I have 301 redirects from www.name_domain.com to https://name_domain.com. If I open the ...
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What is “SSL Server-Client Authentication”?

In comparing different SSL certificates I see "Server-Client Authentication" listed as a benefit of a paid certificate over a free one. (see it here) But what exactly is this added benefit that ...