Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a cryptographic protocol that provides communications security over the Internet.

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HTTPS on my ASP.NET 2.0 application

I have an application developed using asp.net 2.0 and the goal is to make the webpage secure by using the https protocol. I have searched all over the internet for some insight on how to accomplish ...
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Tool to check non-SSL calls?

Is there a tool that will scan all elements on a webpage and report which item is making a non-SSL call? My webapp keeps showing the mixed use icon and everything I can see is good. :/ Thanks!
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Is unique IP address a must for SSL?

The shared hosting company told me that if I buy an IP address then it will be applicable for the addon domains too. What does it mean? Then the SSL certificate won't work since there will be more ...
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How to set up Https on cPanel

Hello I want to set up https on CPanel! but I don't know how? Is there anyone here that can help me? My cpanel version is cPanel Pro 1.0 (RC1).
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Issue with security certificate name

I have inherited an old website whose security certificate causes this error when viewed with IE. "The name on the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site" Is there ...
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Firefox reports HTTPS page to contain non-secure elements

When I visit our web site pages with IE over HTTPS, it reports the web site as protected (i.e. no elements are taken using HTTP). The same page, when loaded to Firefox, causes Firefox to complain that ...
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Google Analytics: How can I track between http:// and https:// profiles for a domain?

I'm trying to set up tracking on a project that I'm working on. The main site is at http://www.example.com/ The order page is at https://www.example.com/index.php Currently they have two ...
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SSL Configuration Problem

I've generated an SSL certificate with keytool: keytool -keystore keystore -alias mySite -genkey -keyalg RSA -keysize 2048 I got this configured and working fine, but obviously it wasn't signed by ...
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How do SSL certificate authorities verify domains?

What is a reasonable and reputable SSL certificate signing authority -- and how do they verify the domain in the simplest case? Do they simply send an email to the Technical Contact for the domain ...
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www.mydomain.com secure but not mydomain.com? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: www.mydomain.com secure but not mydomain.com? Hi We've got our website running and https / ssl works just great. EXCEPT when users enter http://www.mydomain.com and ...
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SSL Certification on both www and no-www domains

We've got our website running and HTTPS / SSL works just great. EXCEPT: when users enter http://www.mydomain.com and then enter the secure area and get directed to https://www.mydomain.com it works ...
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Advice on buying SSL certificate [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SSL certificate provider What are the main things to consider when choosing between SSL certificates from different providers? I find they vary in price incredibly.
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SSL Warranty - Meaningless?

Lots of SSL seem to come with a warranty: Extended Validation, Green Address Bar 40-bit minimum to 256-bit encryption USD $100,000 warranty VeriSign Trustâ„¢ Seal and services Has anyone in history ...
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How to install mod_ssl for Apache

I have installed Apache httpd a while ago and have recently come back to it to try setup SSL and get it serving several different tomcat servers. At the moment I have two completely separate tomcat ...
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fully encrypt website using SSL

I had been trying to use SSL for the following site http://bit.ly/e8Lj32 , although the SSL certificate is signed properly by networksolutions , each time the pages are loaded it still displays an ...
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How can my organization become a Root CA?

I'm the founder of a little non-profit French organization. Currently, we're providing free web and shell hosting. Is there a way to become a Trusted Certificate Authority, in order to give free SSL ...
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Verifying that a user comes from a 'partner' site?

We're building a Drupal module that is going to be given to trusted 'corporate partners'. When a user clicks on a link, he should be redirected to our site as if he's a logged in user. How should I ...
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Example sites which use UCC certificates

Can anyone point me to a few sites that make use of a UCC (SAN) certificates? I tried to search for this but found a lot of information about UCC certficates without any examples. As a sanity check ...
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Mod Rewrite - directing HTTP/HTTPS traffic to the appropriate virtual hosts

I have an Apache2 web server (v. 2.2.16) running on Debian hosting three virtual hosts. The first two hosts are HTTP only (server1 and server2). The last host is HTTPS only (server3). My virtual host ...
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The same user from different IP-addresses?

Has anybody encountered the situation when the same user from the same session ID and the same browser requested 2 different scripts on the same webserver inside the duration of 30 sec from two ...
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I seek information about adding SSL to a website [closed]

Does anyone have any links or advice about adding SSL to a website?
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Redirect from SSL HTTPS to HTTP (NO SSL)

Many of my visitors have bookmarked my site already with https://mydomain.com. Under the bad advice of a programmer I have put my whole site (Joomla) using SSL. I do not sell anything or provide any ...
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Forcing SSL and www in .htaccess

I'm looking for a way to force SSL and www. I've been able to force both separately but together I keep running into redirection issues. The following code works when handling a URL in this format: ...
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Is there a free way to SSL certify my local website?

I'm basically trying to setup my local website with SSL. All I need to do is certify it, but couldn't find a free way to do it. Most websites, like GoDaddy for instance, charge to certify your ...
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Properly force SSL with .htaccess, no double authentication

I'm trying to force SSL with .htaccess on a shared host. This means there I only have access to .htaccess and not the vhosts config. I know you can put a rule in the VirtualHost config file to force ...
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SSL certificate - which one to buy? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SSL certificate provider Hello, I'm trying to set up Https for my e-commerce site on webfaction hosting. Was trying to buy SSL certificate from godaddy.com which has ...
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Impact of migrating home page from HTTP to HTTPS on search results

I've had to change one of my site's home page to HTTPS from HTTP. I had plenty of links coming into the HTTP page and was performing well in Google against many of my targeted search phrases. I did a ...
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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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Best way to have both HTTP and HTTPS communication in a web application?

I am considering using both HTTP and HTTPS in a web application and I am looking for tips to accomplish this best. The application will run under Tomcat. I have also seen the following about HTTPS ...
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Should every page on every site be behind SSL?

This question stemmed from a discussion here: Ad networks that will serve via https? My question to the OP was "is it necessary to have every page behind SSL?" Admittedly at the time of posting this ...
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Ad networks that will serve via HTTPS?

I've built a website with 160K page views per month that serves every page over HTTPS. The recent FireSheep news will probably increase the adoption of "HTTPS everywhere" but it's been very hard to ...
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Security - DiscoverCard.com

I have a security, SSL question about http://discovercard.com/ When you first go to Discover Card's Home Page you are able to type in your user name and password without the website being protected ...
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YouTube Embed SSL Errors

Anyone else have problem using a YouTube Embed Code on a https site? The security warning pops up in Internet Explorer telling your users they are loading unsecured data on a secure site. YouTube ...
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Do you want to include your registrant information in third party Bulk Whois requests?

I'm buying a SSL certificate online for the first time. I have this option... Include your registrant information in third party Bulk Whois requests? What does it exactly mean ? What's Buil Whois ...
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Can I expect browsers to cache static content served over SSL encryption?

With all the talk about FireSheep I am thinking of switching my web applications to use full https accross the entire site. However, I am concerned about caching. I use a lot of JavaScript, CSS files, ...
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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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Google indexes my site as https as opposed to the correct http

Over the last month, the home page of my website hosted on Media Temple's grid server and has been appearing in google listings as an https website. I have never requested or needed the extra ...
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Is using only https bad in a SEO perspective?

I would like to set up a new business site. I plan to direct www.example.com to example.com and only use that domain. My plan is also to only use https and not http. Does this affect the SEO for the ...
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SSL and green address bar

I am new to SSL so can someone explain why my address bar turns green when I'm on certain sites beginning with https:// and sometimes it doesn't even though I know the site has SSL? Maybe these two ...
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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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High traffic by “doin' nothing”

We have set up on a VPS a WordPress blog. But, after we work a while, if we leave the tabs open in our browsers, there is upload traffic, in small chunks but quite often. We thought that it might be ...
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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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Does SSL really matter for most websites?

I've been pretty paranoid about learning to "do security right" for this site I'm building (first non-trivial site I've made), and I've noticed something that bothers me: SSL. I've read plenty of ...
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HTTPS best practices for SEO and usability

Consider a page, http://example.com, which can be viewed both publicly and when a user authenticates. Now suppose you enable HTTPS for every page when a user logs into your website, but only when they ...
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HTTP for one part of the site, HTTPS for other

We have a site which is HTTP, but it has an admin part. How can we secure the admin part with HTTPS? For example, WordPress (which I know) is located at http://foo.com, but we want to have ...
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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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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 ...