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HTTPS is the secure version of the hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP). It usually uses port 443 and is powered by the TLS (formerly SSL) cryptographic protocol.

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Why does Chrome think that my website is HTTPS?

Chrome V121.0.6167.185 on Win10/64 When I visit my local router at 191.168.1.1, Chrome connects with http, and shows and labels a "not secure" web site, and works correctly. When I visit my ...
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What's the correct way to forward a HTTPS connection?

I am pretty new to Apache2 and DNS so I'm hoping to find help here. I have a Domain i purchased and want to achieve the following: example.com leads to my homepage (that works), discord.example.com ...
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How can nginx report empty `ssl_protocol` when successfully handling a query with TLS?

I have an nginx proxy which is handling requests in a server block like this (redacted): http { log_format testformat '[$time_local] [$remote_addr] [$ssl_protocol] [$status] $request_method:$...
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Which one? <VirtualHost> in etc/httpd/conf/vhost/host.conf or etc/httpd/conf.d/ssl.conf

CentOS7 Apache 2.4.6 regarding /etc/httpd/conf/vhosts/host.conf & /etc/httpd/conf.d/ssl.conf I have both these files and both define VirtualHost This seems like a recipe for disaster? Should ...
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Is a zero trust https reverse proxy possible? [closed]

I have a small home server and I'm currently just pointing my domain to my static IP address but I'd like to stop doing that but without the use of current reverse proxy services as I don't like them. ...
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SSL sertificate crushes with AllowOverride all

When I changed AllowOverride "none" to "all" in httpd.conf - my .htaccess file started to work, but my SSL dont want to work with that... <Directory "/var/www/html">...
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Use their own SSL certificate for domains when DNS routing is applied

On my VPS server with cPanel/WHM, I have 2 accounts: domain1 and domain2. Each of these domains are the main domains for their accounts. Meaning that domain1 has other alias domains as well, and ...
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.htaccess redirect from HTTP to HTTPS and add canonical

I am having a few problems with Google search console not validating any of my self hosted WordPress blog pages and I have tracked it down to (I think!) a redirect from HTTP to HTTPS. This is my ....
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Enom DNS URL redirect doesn't work - HTTPS redirect does not work

I am not running a webserver, and I simply want to redirect x.mysite.com to a Calendly link. I did this using the Host records - I set it up so x.mysite.com redirects to Calendly.com/mycalendly. ...
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Is it fine form the viewpoint of security to track the SSL keys and certificate by the Version Control Systems?

As commonly known, the files with environments variables (.env and like) are being frequently excluded from the tracking by the Version Control Systems. What about SSL keys and certificates? Please ...
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Snipe-IT / Cpanel / WHM auto SSL issue

Maybe some of you have done it and could help me. I use Cpanel and WHM. Basically I installed snipe-it and had to create a custom VirtualHost in WHM via include file. The site is a subdomain.(( # To ...
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Moving from HTTP to HTTPS in Google Search Console (October 2023)

In Google Search Console I have previously created property with HTTP protocol and indexed my site. Now I have full 301 redirect from HTTP to HTTPS for my site with just couple of pages. Have ROBOTS....
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Squarespace & Heroku CDN HTTP Challenge Issue

I thought I had followed all the steps correctly but clearly something isn't right. This probably boils down to my understanding of DNS and nameservers because I am still new to this stuff. I'm good ...
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Forwarding a GoDaddy domain, but HTTPS requests are not forwarding

I'm working through my first attempt at domain forwarding, and it should be simple, but I'm running into difficulty with HTTPS requests. Part of this is I'm working with a friend who has an old web ...
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Domain used for Gmail (G Suite/Workspace) Expired, re-bought via Cloudflare and now seeing weird SSL Certs

So long story short: for a long time I've had domain (basic website + G-Suite email) for an LLC (let's say example.com) that I used to use for freelance gigs. I stopped doing much freelance stuff ...
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Two domains linked with CNAME - do I need two CA certificates for SSL?

I have a pretty simple question. Suppose I have a domain a.example and I add a CNAME record for the apex/root of that domain pointing to another domain I own: b.example. Suppose now that I want to ...
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Help with HTACCESS 301 Redirect to different site with URL parameters

I have two websites, elijahstreams.com (OLDSITE) and projectjustcause.com (NEWSITE). I need ID-based URLS to forward from OLDSITE to SEO-friendly URLS on NEWSITE via .htaccess directives. This is what ...
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HTTPS site on Chrome with paid SSL showing as Dangerous

I built a WordPress STAGING site on projectjustcause.com domain. I have installed and tested paid SSL cert and it worked fine. When I added directives to APACHE 2.4 .htaccess file to forward all http ...
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Why won't my site connect via https with this little dns trick?

I'm using an AWS pattern to host a flat website at example.com. It goes like this: S3 bucket configured like a website CloudFront distribution pointing at the S3 bucket with an SSL certificate for ...
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Google reverting to indexing HTTP after moving website to HTTPS

A month ago, I transferred my website from HTTP to HTTPS and completed all necessary modifications, including implementing a 301 redirect to redirect all old links to the new HTTPS version. I also ...
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SSL certificate for www sub-domain not valid on DigitalOcean WikiJS installation

I have set up WikiJS using a DigitalOcean droplet. If I access my site via https://example.com everything is fine. If I access it via https://www.example.com I get a certificate warning due a domain ...
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GitHub https page error: Webpage showing in plain HTML format

When I first created my GitHub webpage and registered a domain at Google Domains, I didn't realize I had it made with HTTP. To switch it to HTTPS, I changed my Google Domains DNS (screenshot below) ...
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Suspicious requests to nginx web server

Periodically, the nginx web server receives a lot of requests from the same IP address: $ cat /var/www/site.com/logs/access.log | grep '213.80.239.170' 213.80.239.170 - - [14/Mar/2023:11:05:03 +0600] ...
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Which method is the best way to configure Cloudflare encryption for my Blogger blog?

I have a blog on Blogger.com with my own custom domain. I am trying to enable encryption along with always on HTTPS, but it seems there are two methods for doing what I want: Disabled HTTPS Redirect ...
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Unable to get SSL certificate in mailserver separate from web hosting

I use Firebase Hosting to host my website and a VPS to host a mailserver for the same domain. When I try to issue a certbot Let's Encrypt SSL certificate I get the following error: Could not request ...
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How to store personal data on my website and prevent it from being publicly accessible? [closed]

My goal is pretty simple: I would like to store some personal data on a cloud server, and privately access it from client applications. As a front-end and mobile developer, I have all the needed ...
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Reverse proxy SSL with Nginx, do I need a wildcard or a separate cert for every host?

I have Nginx setup and successfully serving SSL to example.com using certbot/letsencrypt. But when I try to reverse proxy to a local machine I get NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID. Here's the ...
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How can I handle https://website-IP showing up in Google SERPs?

Both my website's domain name (https://example.com) and its IP address (https://123.456.789.012/) show up in Google search results. I use Let's Encrypt, who don't allow SSL certificates for bare IP ...
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Browser behavior using HTTPS protocol for a login form

It is known that: In HTTPS, the communication protocol is encrypted using Transport Layer Security (TLS) or, formerly, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) (Source) My question is: having a simple HTML login ...
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Using Wildcard Cerificates in Ubuntu server fails to start apache2

I am using Ubuntu 22.04.1 with apache 2.4, and I was given a wildcard certificate *.domain.net from our IT Head, from a trusted CA and is supposed to be valid. However, a bunch of online forums to ...
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TLS version usage statistics from Mozilla Firefox [closed]

does anyone know if the data for TLS version usage statistics (what percentage of connections is established using 1.1, 1.2, 1.3) are somewhere public? For example I have noticed that Mozilla has this ...
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Can I use existing Google analytics/Search Console for SSL based site?

I am planning to change hosting provider(From Site5 to Namecheap) and also will be using SSL. My site(WordPress) is 5+ years old and indexed. My question is, can I just change http://example.com to ...
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How to run a nodejs app over HTTPS?

I have a node.js app that I want to deploy on a VPS. So I ran the app on port 8080, then went to IP_ADDRESS:8080 and the website was there. So the next step was removing that port number because I don'...
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What is the real risk in not using an SSL certificate?

Note, I'm not asking whether or not I should use an SSL certificate, as I will always use one when possible. Better safe than sorry, but now I'm working on a group chat using a PHP web socket and ...
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HTTP website redirect all except 1 file to https

I have a website where I'm wanting 1 file (version.txt) to be accessible via regular HTTP, but I want everything else to redirect to https. To do this, I added the "RedirectMatch" line below ...
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How to set up letsencrypt with a S3 backed static website?

I am creating a personal website which will have a blog and host various files that I create, some of which might be large, such as photographs. I plan to host it with AWS Cloudfront, backed by S3. ...
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TLS bound to another domain in the same hosting

I have a domain for a customer, say my-nice-restaurant.example hosted in a hosting company with cPanel. This cPanel takes all the time one domain like the "primary domain" of my account, say ...
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HTTPS not valid with Google Search Console (prevents indexing)

I want to index in Google a website that I have coded, but it is not working because an error: HTTPS not valid, and that should prevent indexing. However, I have a valid SSL certificate. Here is the ...
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Website not getting redirected from non-www to www URL

I am getting the error "This page is unavailable", when I am opening my website without "www". The website loads perfectly otherwise example.in (Website Loads Fine) www.example.in ...
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Setting Up SSL On A MAMP Server (Mac)

I'm currently trying to set up SSL (create a secure website) using MAMP 6.6 on a Mac that's running Monterey 12.4. I have been able to create all of the necessary files (including the server root ...
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Both my HTTP and HTTPS version of website are available in Google Search Console

I had recently done some changes to my SSL for my website, but eventually 2 versions of my website came up in Google Search Console, you can check in images: One was HTTP another is HTTPS]. Now ...
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IIS Root redirect to subfolder with HTTPS and SSL certification

I need to redirect all HTTP requests to HTTPS with a subdirectory. Currently all requests that go to http://example.org needs to be redirected to https://example.org/subdirectory. As an example: https:...
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Do I need to renew my SSL certificate through my domain registrar when my web host is providing one for me?

My domain is through Network Solutions and it points to my WordPress site on Siteground. Siteground provides SSL certificate. However, I keep getting warnings from Network solutions that I need to ...
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SSL certificate installation with p7b and cer file in redhat server

I have issue with applying SSL certificate, I already transfer my csr and key on /etc/pki/tls/private and I have .p7b and cer file may I know what I need to do with these files to apply the SSL ...
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I transferred my domain from http to https but google search console is still indexing http. How to solve it?

I have done redirection from 301k as well as from the .htaccess file. The thing is redirection is working fine but still can not index my HTTPS page. While going through the google search console, I ...
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Does a vhost specific .conf settings over-ride the ssl.conf settings?

In my mods-available/ssl.conf ( It is also symlinked in mods-enabled ) I have these lines: SSLCipherSuite HIGH:!aNULL SSLProtocol all -SSLv3 For my vhost I have: <VirtualHost *:443> ...
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When setting up Apache2 on ubuntu 20.04 for HTTPS do I need to use the <IfModule>?

I am setting up HTTPS on a new Apache2 install. I plan to use the free certs from CloudFlare and install their Origin Cert and Private Key. Would really appreciate your input. I have just run a2enmod ...
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Apache2 set up on Ubuntu 20.04 problem: refused to connect

I think I have set it up properly but I am just getting a "refused to connect." message To start with it is just simple http. My domain is good-health.ml So I set up this in /etc/apache2/...
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Can I Install a wildcard SSL certificate from a third party to a Hostinger domain?

I have a domain registered with Hostinger, along with hosting, which does not support wildcard SSL certificates. Is there any workaround for this issue? Is there any way I can manually install a ...
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After adding HTTPS to my site, Google prefers to index HTTP

I recently moved my website from HTTP to HTTPS. But when I try to get my HTTPS pages indexed, Google search console says "Duplicate, submitted URL not selected as canonical." Google is ...
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