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

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What are the benefits of requiring HTTPS between AWS CloudFront and the origin server?

I am hosting a website on Amazon CloudFront and we've recently updated the distribution to require HTTPS between CloudFront and viewers. With the introduction of AWS Certificate Manager and the ...
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Fix OpenSSL CCS vulnerability on Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed an SSL certificate from Let's Encrypt on one of my domains. Everything was fine, green lock icon on Chrome. But just to be sure, I checked the domain on ssllabs.com. And to my ...
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SSL and backlinks

If I have many backlinks that points to http://example.com and then enforce SSL so that the URL then becomes https://example.com, What should I do to ensure that I do not lose these backlinks? One ...
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Is it possible to manual renew Let's Encrypt SSL certificate without domain verification?

I'm on a shared hosting without SSH access and I host there 20+ domains. The domains don't have a dedicated public IP address, so I'm using TLS/SNI with a shared SSL certificate for all the domains ...
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Does AWS SSL only need to be configured on a load balancer for both my instances?

I have two instances of production configured in AWS which are load balanced. I want to update the domain validated certificate for both the instances.Just wanted to confirm is the following place the ...
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Setting up SSL for tomcat [migrated]

sorry not sure if this is the correct page for asking this question but here it is: I have deployed tomcat as a servlet container inside eclipse. my web service works fine on port 8080 that I set up ...
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Should the link I use to access my Cpanel have an SSL certification?

My web host (Siteground) provided me with a link that was SSL certified in my user area. This link did not work because the standard error. I asked the support guys and they gave me the same link ...
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Retrieving private key from CSR

I generated CSR before obtaining a certificate from a CA Authority using the following documentation. I am wondering how can I retrieve private key from the generated CSR?
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Configuring Domain validated SSL certificate on AWS (Single Instance)

I have 3 instances configured on EC2 dashboard ( 2 for production which are load balanced and 1 for QA as shown below : I can see how a new certificate obtained by CA can be uploaded on Load ...
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working with Openssl on servers hosted on AWS EC2

I am new to AWS and someone who configured things on AWS has set up the following on the EC2 Dashboard for production(2 instances which are load balanced) and qa(1 instance) servers. What I want to ...
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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 ...
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Generating certificate on/from AWS

I have a self-signed certificate somewhere on AWS ElasticBeanstalk. There are production and QA environments defined as shown in the image below. We are using Fastly which is our CDN provider and I ...
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AMP Pages on HTTP or HTTPS?

Next month Google Search will integrate AMP pages. These are pages that are designed to work rapidly on mobile devices even when using a poor network connection. Should I host these AMP pages on a ...
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Will an SSL throughout the entire website help SEO? [duplicate]

Our website already has an SSL certificate installed but this is only used in the checkout area. From an SEO point of view, is there any benefit of making the entire website sit on the SSL rather than ...
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Reindex site with http while waiting https certificate validation

I was unable to ask the renewal of an https certificate before its expiring date and now I have to wait 3-4 day for its validation. When users find my site in Google Search, the link is with https, ...
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Web domain verification for SSL certificate

I set up a 'Google app for work' account and in that process brought a domain name 'ahkhan.name' from eNom Inc. After that, i bought a website builder account from goDaddy, and now I want to install ...
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Plesk (WebPro): no SSL option available

I'm using Plesk 12 and defined a couple of websites that will be hosted on the server. However, continuing setup a few days later I had to find that only 1 of these websites allows me to configure ...
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Bing gives NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID on my website

I have added my site https://greymeter.com on Bing Webmaster. But when I search greymeter on bing.com, it gives https://www.greymeter.com as the result, and navigating to it, gives a crossed https ...
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Moving website from https to http without requiring visitors to clear their cache

For the last few years I have had a website that has had an SSL certificate because we were operating an online store. As a result, visitors arriving at our website were always taken to ...
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Do bitly “Branded short domains” support https?

I have been looking for documentation or examples of bitly branded short domains which use https (ssl / secure links). Have not found anything. Example of a branded short url: ...
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Are Commercial SSL Certificates (key file, and certificate file) portable when migrating between a new and old Apache2 server?

We have an SSL Certificate that's currently on our Apache2 server for transferring traffic over the https protocol. We are migrating away from this server to at another data center with a different ...
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Hide referrer header from 3rd party website

Right now my site uses http and has many links to one other website (say https://instagram.com). I would prefer they not see that clicks come from my site. I also do not want https to be seen ...
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Why would my site load slower after I switched to https?

I bought and implemented an SSL certificate on my website and it seems to load a lot slower than before. Why does this happen and how can it be fixed?
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Wildcard SSL vs Multi-domain vs multiple single certs

Suppose I want to buy SSL certs for a domain, say xyzzy.com and three sub-domains (www.xyzzy.com, smtp. and mail. for example). There seem to be several options: multiple single-server certs, a ...
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How to switch to HTTPS - SSL cert install

How can I switch to HTTPS if I have a key.key, a decrypted_key.key, a certificate.crt, a ca.pem file and sub.class1.server.ca.pem file? All files are form startSSL.com and I received them after I ...
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Migrating SSL cert to new server

We are moving from an OSCommerce website to a Magento website on a different server but with the exact same domain name. The OSCommerce site has a SHA-1 SSL cert with goDaddy which I will change to a ...
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Only use HTTPS for main site and HTTP for subdomains

I have a few static files on a i. subdomain but I don't have an SSL certificate and for its use it doesn't need one, however when I try to access it - it redirects for https which throws up an error ...
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Comodo SSL Certificate showing as invalid on Android Devices

I run a website where I have full cpanel and limited whm access. I recently upgraded one of my domains to include SSL (A first-time experience for me). The certificates are installed in cpanel, and ...
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When does SSL handshake happen in real world

I am about to setup an SSL certificate for my site. The system asked me if I want a 2048 or 4096 bit key. I've read enough about the key strength and increased latency/handshake time as well as server ...
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Performance: 4096 Bit RSA-Key compared to 2048 bit RSA-Key

Is there a comparison between 4096 Bit RSA-Key and a 2048 Bit RSA-Key? Id like to know what impact on performance it has, if Im choosing a 4096-Bit key for ssl-encryption. Is there any info which ...
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duplicate content in https without certificate? and google tries HTTPS anyway?

I understand that for an HTTPS page to work properly, a valid certificate is required. On my web server, we primarily use HTTP but we have HTTPS available to clients that may need it. I then tried a ...
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What should I know before shopping for a SSL certificate? [closed]

The users of a forum that I administer have requested that we switch to a https connection. I have never shopped for a SSL certificate before. I did a quick Google search and found a lot of different ...
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Certificate chain errors on mobile with Commodo

A number of websites I administer use SSL certificates supplied by Comodo. After supplying the complete certificate chain in the certificate file, SSL Labs reports an A-Grade for the site with the ...
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How does SSL certificate effect Google Indexing Ranking? [duplicate]

I have Bought 2 SSL certificate one Basic and One Premium The basic one will just give me https://example.com The Premium will also giving me https and a Greebar in URL displaying the Company Name ...
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CloudFlare and Avast strict transport

This weekend, we started using CloudFlare*. One of our users is reporting that Avast, the anti-virus software, has blocked our site due to a certificate error. Presumably this is because our ...
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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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Does each and every subdomain require its own SSL certificate?

We plan to have a SSL certificate for our web server which is running multiple independent web applications. Those web applications are running on the same web server but are not related to each other ...
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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 ...