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

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Cache a resource across HTTP and HTTPS

Is there a way to specify that a resource should be cached when accessed over both HTTP and HTTPS? We have lots of static content that is initially served over HTTP and then re-served over SSL when ...
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How to avoid basic authentication warning when using protected directory?

I used cpanel on my hosted site to set up a password protected directory to allow downloads of specific files. I send people a link to the file by email and include their username and password so ...
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SSL Certificate Works in Monit - But Not in Keystore

I have a situation where there's a keystore file with the various root/intermediate certificates stored in it in a way that it seems to work for most browsers. Problem is that when mobile browsers ...
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HTTPS security issue [closed]

I want to learn if my ISP or any Firewall or anybody else can see the links I browse which has ssl support ? for exemple: when I browse google using secure search (https://google.com) ...
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DNS configuration to force root domain to www

we have an app running on heroku. the dns setup is like this: A record for domain.com -> heroku front end ip addresses CNAME for www.domain.com -> specific host name for our app provided by heroku ...
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Do I need an SSL Certificate?

I'm thinking about building an app that lets users upload images to sites like Flickr. They would need to enter their password to do this. I would send the data through PHP, do I need to get a SSL ...
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SSL is not enabled in Heroku

Since Heroku has integrated the piggybank_ssl addon by default, trying: heroku addons:add piggyback_ssl or heroku addons:add ssl:piggyback results in: ! This add-on is now a standard ...
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cname forward from https to http

We are migrating web host and I wonder if it is possible in the migration phase to do a CNAME forward from https://address1.com to http://address2.com. Would the certificate still work even if the new ...
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How is Facebook avoiding mixed content (SSL/non-SSL) warnings?

I signed up to Farmville and I get a URL like: https://apps.facebook.com/onthefarm/index.php?ref=tab At the bottom of the page are ads which are served not using ssl - they are pulling in regular ...
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SSL 128bit… Why not 256bit

Have set up an SSL certificate for a new site, and in checking with the browser, the SSL states it's encrypted with 128bit encryption. I have tried with the latest versions of Chrome, IE9 and FF, all ...
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connection partially encrypted, SSL for perl app

I am getting error on FireFox "connection partially encrypted" other browsers show that's not encrypted... When I setup apache with ssl I use "/var/www/html/" for default directory, but all scripts ...
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How can mixed content compromise an entire HTTPS session?

Google Chrome is probably one of the stricter browsers out there in terms of highlighting SSL errors. Most browsers will point out when you are viewing an HTTPS page which loads insecure ...
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Will a simple domain validated SSL certificate show a 'green lock'?

I'm looking into buying an SSL certificate for my domain. I'm considering buying: https://www.ssl.nu/en/products/regular+ssl/ssl+basic/ which is just a domain validation certificate I think. Will ...
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How can I set Webmaster Tools to “Fetch as Google Bot” using SSL?

I have page which requires SSL so the page is https://. I want to fetch this page as google bot inside of google webmasters' diagnostic tools however Google, from what I can tell, only allows http ...
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How to setup SSL to protect secure information

At the moment I have a website running in quite an insecure way, I'll refer to it as example.com. To add better security we're starting to store passwords using bcrypt but we are currently not using ...
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What is necessary to implement HTTPS?

I'm an iPhone Developer and I've recently got into web development. At the moment I have two sites on the internet, and on one of them, I have a very simplistic CMS I've made. Firstly, do I need to ...
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rel=canonical required for HTTPS?

I'm offering a page through HTTP and HTTPS, both with the same URL scheme. I.e., a page is available as http://www.example.com/page1.html as well as https://www.example.com/page1.html. Should I add ...
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Extra configuration needed after installing SSL certificate?

We recently developed two rather simple PHP applications for AXA (European bank). URL's are axa.tfo.be/incentives/cipres and axa.tfo.be/incentives/zrkk (access to both sites is restricted to visitors ...
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Making a site available at http and https after installing an SSL certificate

I just had hostgator install an SSL certificate on my site. As a result, my site is only available (right now) at https://mysite.com. Based on the answer to this question, it sounds like it's possible ...
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Does https site needs extra configuration after installation of SSL certificate?

I recently developed an incentive website for a European bank, and one of the requirements was SSL - the website displays some personal customer data (though no financial or really sensitive data). ...
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HTTPS on all pages where user is logged on

I know this is considered best practise to prevent cookie hijacking. I would like to adopt this approach, but ran across a problem on our forum where the users post images which either aren't posted ...
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When redirecting from http to https in a shop site, which status code should I use?

On a shop website, when "Pay now" is clicked we perform a header redirection to the same URL, just an SSL secured https version. In such a common scenario, should we use a permanent (301), a ...
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An ssl server as a reverse proxy to a regular server

If I have a server, secured with ssl, which is setup as a reverse proxy to another server, will the traffic still be encrypted?
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I'm confused about encryption and SSL

while my friends and I planning to run our own website, we're confused about the encryption where hackers can TAPPING or in social engineering it's WIRE TAPPING, but I don't know how do they call it ...
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Error 500 on phpMyAdmin via https from “self-signed certificate”?

I have used Cpanel to generate and install a self-signed certificate for HTTPS and now that I have installed phpMyAdmin once I access phpMyAdmin via HTTPS it throws out an error 500 message. Why is ...
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How to make SSL/https connection on development server?

I dont want to pay for certificate because its just for my development site can i install any certificate to enable encryption i dont care if browser going to warn against it or not as long ssl will ...
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Can I modify an existing certificate to run on multiple hostnames?

I've been investigating and I found instructions on how to create an SSL certificate with multiple hostnames, but I need to know whether I can modify an existing certificate (not create a new ...
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EV SSL with a static resource server

We have the domain: www.scirra.com Which we are going through the process of obtaining an EV SSL certificate for. The site makes use of our static domain to server CSS/images etc. It has 4 ...
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Avoid Comodo certificates?

We are looking at buying an: EV SSL certificate Software signing certificate Comodo seem far cheaper than other providers. However they seem to have bad press. Is there any disadvantage to using ...
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Has anyone ever claimed a warranty on an SSL certificate? [closed]

SSL certificates often advertise varying amounts of warranties or guarantees, for example $500,000 or $1m. My question is, in the history of SSL, has anyone ever actually successfully claimed one of ...
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Session cookie being dropped when moving under the SSL

The short version: I've got a session cookie being set on a dev site but it's not being picked up when I move to the SSL (so the shopping cart empties when you go to the checkout). When it's set on ...
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Force SSL on IIS site with NT authentication

We recently implemented SSL on our reseller portal and have been receiving complaints about needing to log in twice. This is of course because they bookmarked the site before we had SSL so their ...
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Is there a media player that works on HTTPS sites?

I'm currently using Yahoo! Media Player for a site that needs to play MP3 files that are stored on our server. In total, there's quite a bit more than the free limits at Soundcloud, but each file is ...
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Can I use the same SSL cert for HTTPS and FTPS

I am looking to get an extended SSL certificate for a server that is handling one of my subdomains. Can I use the same certificate for https://sub.example.com and ftps://sub.example.com, assuming that ...
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What kind of SSL do I have?

I am maintaining a site for someone. He needs to know what type of SSL the site has because that data has to submitted to his bank. I've never been asked such a question. I have cpanel access. But ...
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SSL certificate for 3rd party domain pointed at windows azure role

I have a website hosted on Windows Azure. All pages on the website are on HTTPS. The website can be customized with the customization profile being associated with a uri authority. There is a 3rd ...
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https & ajax crawling

We made on our webpage https://www.1point618.com a transition to ssl and now we using nearly entirely ajax to load the content. Therefore all urls of existing pages have changed. We used the 301 ...
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How do I link to the Chrome download page, from a https:// site?

Is there a way on an html page to have a link to the Chrome download page, from a https:// site? I tried using https:// to the Chrome download site, but it just bounces me to Google. I'm trying to ...
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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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Free HTTPS hosting with PHP support [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm looking for free hosting with HTTPS and PHP support. Of course a subdomain is enough. Something like Google's ...
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Public/Private Key Generation

I'm just learning about public key cryptography and I want to make a public key certificate for my web server so that I can use https. My server is hosted on some random free webhost that is ...
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Why isn't HTTP Authentication working on this Apache HTTPS site?

I have set up a private MoinMoin wiki, accessed through HTTPS, but I cannot get Basic HTTP Authentication to work on it. I have it working on another site, using a similar vhosts file, so I cannot ...
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HTTP and HTTPS impacts on SEO

I have a website http://www.domain_1.com/ hosted in a shared webserver. I have used SSL for another website https://www.domain_2.com/ on the same server. Due to some technical limitations (single ...
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Host Change - What is a good method for testing SSL before pointing DNS at new host?

Version 1 of a web application is on an old Host. Version 2 is on a new host, operating on a test domain. At launch, we will point the official domain at the new host. However, I would like to ...
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Forwarded/custom domain names and SSL

Assume I have a website that offers a web-based service to companies: myservice.com Each company has a subdomain wildcarded via mod_rewrite: client1.myservice.com (This is typical of many ...
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Are there any ad networks that serve ads over SSL? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ad service that supports ssl (secure publishing) I have recently enabled SSL on my site, now my google ads cause some browsers to complain about unsecured content ...
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Ad service that supports ssl (secure publishing)

Is there an add service like adsense that supports SSL ads? I wish to put ads on a secured (https) pages but Google Adsense doesn't support it. I know Adbrite works for text based SSL ads but I ...
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2 SSL certificates?

I just spend ages moving all static content to a cookiless domain to help performance, it seems to work great! It got me thinking though, when I install SSL on my main site, am I also going to have ...
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Do internal intranet websites need to be secure?

The question is in the title. Does an internal site need to have https security? For example we have an internal site that handles our client's license keys -- do we need for that to be secure since ...
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Is it really a security problem to have non secure assets on an ssl page?

My understanding is that this is just an example of being overly cautious, but if my checkout form contains an unsecure asset on it, that doesn't endanger anybody's credit card numbers from being ...