An SSL certificate (Secure Socket Layer Certificate) is an X.509 certificate that is issued for the purpose of identifying peers in an SSL connection. It is assigned to a domain or hosting account.

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Why does my certificate provider ask me to disable its root certificate?

I received an SSL certificate from GoDaddy yesterday and their instructions to install the certificate seemed weird. To be precise, they asked me to disable their root certificate in server. NOTE: ...
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EV SSL Certificates - does anyone care?

Is any one aware of any data or studies from an impartial source that show the impact of EV SSL certificates on customer behavior? I've been unable to find any such studies. If an EV SSL certificate ...
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Getting SSL certificate for a sub-domain

Our company owns a domain say www.mycompany.com. I understand that it is trivial to get an SSL certificate for above domain since we do have a website running on that address. We want a certificate ...
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Do i need an ssl certificate for a site allowing users to make donations online?

Hii, The site is technically a foundation, a non profit organization website, which will allow people to make donations for the cause. Is purchasing an SSL certificate for this site a good idea? How ...
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I've renewed my SSL certificate… do I need to “do” anything more?

I've had an SSL certificate for a site for 2 years (from GoDaddy), and it was about to expire in a few weeks. I renewed with GoDaddy for another 2 years. Do I need to update anything manually on the ...
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Need an EV SSL certificate [closed]

Hi buddy I desperately needed EV ssl certificate for one of my client urgently. Do you know any SSL provider who is providing low price then regular? Please let me know, so I can save some of my ...
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What is needed to add DNSSEC to my site?

What is needed to add DNSSEC to my site? Is it like HTTPS/SSL that I have to buy a certificate, or can I generate one myself to use? Is there any free way I can use DNSSEC or do I have to pay for ...
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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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What are the benefits of a more expensive SSL certificate?

I've been comparing prices of different SSL certificates and found a massive difference in prices between different providers. If we take ...
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What would be a list of common website expenses?

For example: seo; web-development; site-maintenance; hosting; domain; ssl-certificate; etc. ___UPDATES___ FROM_ME: Stock-Photos; Logo; Legal; eCommerce_Shopping-Cart FROM_Lèse_majesté: ...
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What is SSL Hosting and what are the requirements for making secure transaction

I am here in order to collect the information for making secure online transaction. My client has got a online shopping site. We are now having cart in our own site and transfering the cart detail to ...
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SSL versus EV SSL

As I understand it, SSL certificates verify the connection between the host and the browser, preventing MITM attacks. Is it true that EV SSL verifies the host itself, thus preventing (in theory) ...
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is godaddy SSL standard certificate compatible with *all* browsers?

Could you answer to at least one of these questions: 1) is godaddy SSL standard certificate compatible with all browsers (chrome and safari on iphone, or android browsers included) ? ...
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free SSL certificates?

how comes that some SSL certificates are free ? What does that mean ? Are they secure or not ?
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Using wildcard certificates

Can I buy a wildcard certificate to use the same SSL certificate on multiple domains? For example, www.example.com, www.example.org and www.example.net (on different hosting services)? If I can, Is ...
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Looking for SSL certificates (first time)

I need to buy SSL certificates and it is the first time. 1) My option would be the "cheapest ones". What am I going to risk, what kind of service quality I'm going to lose if I buy the cheapest ? Are ...
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Should we get an EV Certificate?

Our regular SSL provider is offering EV certificates for under $US200, and it just so happens that the certificate for our B2B e-commerce site is expiring in a month (which should give us enough time ...
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SSL certificate provider

I need a SSL certificate for a new site I'm building and I have to choose a SSL provider. What to look for when choosing and what's your experience dealing with them? Thanks!
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Choosing which domain to secure

We've got a website that is served on both www.example.com and just example.com - we've never done any sort of forcing users from one domain to the other, so if they land on example.com then that's ...
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is RapidSSL wildcard cert supported by major browsers?

I'm thinking of buying a wildcard SSL cert from clickSSL : http://www.clickssl.com/rapidssl/rapidsslwildcard.aspx That would be a rapidssl certificate, and I was looking into my firefox options to ...
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Is it a bad practice to use self-signed SSL certificates?

SSL certificates are pretty expensive for individuals, especially if you need to secure different subdomains. I am considering using self-signed certificates, as my primary focus is to secure the ...
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Is it possible to share SSL certificates across servers?

We have a web application we will be launching soonish and for right now we just have one SSL/HTTPS certificate. We have this one certificate shared across 3 servers(in a cluster for load balancing) ...
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Using wildcard certificates for multi-server deployment

Currently we are deploying a beta API for our services and we want that all request/responses from the API works over https. I'm confused about using wildcard certificates for both api and www urls. ...
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Are the different types of SSL certificates a bit of a scam?

I'm looking into getting a few SSL certificates for domains to cover the following: autodiscover.example.com remote.example.com www.example.com Wildcard certificates are too expensive, so I'm ...
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If I need HTTPS / SSL encryption on my web site, does it matter who I get my certificate from?

If I need HTTPS / SSL encryption on my web site, does it matter who I get my certificate from? Are some SSL certificate vendors better than others? If so, why?