Questions tagged [https]

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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How to install/update/upgrade SSL certificate in Tomcat?

I am about to install/update/upgrade a SSL certificate in one of the servers which has the following configuration Sever information: Sever version: Apache Tomcat/6.0.35 OS version: Linux 2.6.18-371....
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How do I notify Google of a change of address from http to https? [duplicate]

I've just switched a site from http only to https only (on the same domain name), and have 301 redirects from old to new in place on a page by page basis. How do I now inform Google, using Webmaster ...
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mod_cache always stores cached files served over HTTPS with “443” in the file name which causes caching not to work well

The config file: <IfModule mod_cache.c> <IfModule mod_disk_cache.c> CacheRoot /var/cache/mod_cache CacheEnable disk / CacheDirLevels 5 CacheDirLength 2 ...
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Setting up WordPress protocol using Softaculous & Namecheap

I am setting up WordPress on my new Namecheap domain/hosting account and the site I am building will eventually be offering items for sale (a small personal business site selling vintage items). I'm ...
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Changing my site from HTTP to HTTPS - will google search results sort themselves out? [duplicate]

I've made all of my http pages 301 redirect to their https equivalents. I've also made sure that all of the URLs in my sitemap files are https. Lastly I created a new profile in GWTs under the https ...
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Internet Explorer receives 403 Error when viewing dev environment SSL test certificate (using MAMP)

I've been developing a site with MAMP which has a handy way of generating (obviously) unverified SSL certificates for testing purposes. All was well when testing with Chrome, Firefox, Safari you ...
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Virtualmin: https domain showing up for all other domains that have ssl disabled

My Virtualmin has a domain with an SSL cert enabled. All domains are on the same IP. The other domains have SSL disabled, and the problem is that if I request a https page for these domains they ...
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How to direct https requests to http while SSL cert expired? [duplicate]

The SSL certificate on my site has expired, which has caused https requests to the site to fail. While I am sorting out a new SSL certificate, what can I do to redirect https requests into the http ...
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site:mysite.com shows home page as HTTPS, home page not showing in search properly

site: rockitpro.com I've been trying to figure out a problem with my site since August 2012, my home page fell off the map and won't show in Google unless I search exactly rockitpro.com. My home page ...
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What books or articles are must reads for learning about SSL management [closed]

I have found it very hard to find any books or articles that assume no understanding and take you from nothing to a master at managing SSL certificates on web servers. Most articles I have found deal ...
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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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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 a ...
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Reason to have HTTPS for non-www?

Is it necessary to have a site answer on HTTPS non-www? Do visitors go there? Background on why I am asking: I have a client which have bought a new multi-domain certificate for their website. It ...
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How to avoid SSL warnings about certificate not for the current site when redirecting alternate domains?

I have multiple domains forward issue. Domains with plurals and singular e.g.: example.com, examples.com, example.biz, examples.biz I forwarded all of them to https://examples.com and https://...
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HTTP webpage is showing “Not Secure” in Chrome

I've called GoDaddy a few different times and they said that it looks like it is a problem with my HTML file. Except, my HTML file is the basic outline of a webpage, nothing fancy at all. Chrome ...
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Need private personal access to ~three PHP pages

I would like secure access to the text output by three PHP scripts (the text output is JavaScript and html) . The security level is much less then financial data but important none-the-less. I have ...
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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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How do I show the company name in the browser address bar next to the SSL padlock?

I have an SSL certificate for my website. I want to show the name, owner, owner unit in the browser address bar just like Github has. See the red rectangle: How can I set that?
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Adding LetsEncrypt to Tomcat/Apache setup with mod_jk

I have a Tomcat server running behind Apache using mod_jk (the AJP connector in Tomcat). I just tried adding SSL to this setup with LetsEncrypt, but certbot was unable to verify that I own the domain ...
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Is 301 redirect sufficient to solve WWW and HTTP/S duplication?

I was reading about this article - SEO preference for WWW or HTTP:// protocol redirection? Do www websites rank better than NON-www? I have same problem but I needed a help on this further. What ...
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Add SSL to a domain which is hosted from the same directory as another domain on nginx

I have a sub domain for eg subdomain.maindomainA.example which is pointing to subdomain.maindomainB.example [SSL enabled]. The A record of subdomain.maindomainA.com points to the IP address of ...
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HTTPS - HTTP communication on the same server

There is a server. On the server is apache. Apache has certificates. On the apache is a website - client, thanks to certificates the client is accessible by https://example.com/~path. The client is ...
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General questions on operation of SSL secured sites [closed]

I am trying to get some understanding on differences between unsecured (http:// accessed) and SSL secured (https://) websites on Apache servers. So I am not trying to solve a specific problem right ...
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If i redirected my website from “HTTPS” to “HTTP”, will i still be getting a ranking boost?

Google announced that going HTTPS will give you a ranking boost. So i bought SSL certificate to boost my rank and redirected all "HTTP" to "HTTPS" from .htacess... then i realized that it's not ...
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How to get a free or cheap SSL certificate for your Test / Staging environment? [closed]

My startup client runs a website at xyz.com, they use HTTPS only. They now introduced a test environment to test upcoming versions (test.xyz.com). They want to run it under HTTPS as well but they can'...
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can a random compression level applied on same html output replace HTTPS to an extent?

HTTPS is supposedly a secure protocol for data exchange. I'm wondering upon a page request, if I outputted data to the client at a different gzip compression level (over the HTTP protocol) each time,...
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https version of my site added in Webmaster Tools - now statistics incorrect

I have 'upgraded' my site to SSL two weeks ago, and following the instructions given by Google, added the https:// version of the domain (which uses .htaccess to automatically redirect to the https://...
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is free ssl certificate appropriate - only needed for login page

I need to protect the user's credentials on my website's login page. The rest of the website does not need SSL. I don't sell anything or accept any credit card information (now or in the future) ...
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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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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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This server could not prove that it is LLLL.com; its security certificate is from *.dnsmadeeasy.com. This may be caused by a misconfiguration [closed]

I'm having difficulty figuring out why my site is giving this error only to some users (we just migrated the domain last night) https://DavidKim2020.com This is the error it's giving to some users: ...
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Bad route appended to URL when redirecting from http to https

I have a WordPress site hosted on OVH and I'm having issues when redirecting from http to https. http://www.example.com redirects nicely to https://www.example.com https://www.example.com redirects ...
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New SSL certificate is not propagated

I have installed a new SSL certificate on my server and removed the old one but when I open the website using new PC and new browsers, I still view the old certificate in the browser. I have windows ...
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forcing SSL without 301 redirect

Is there a way to force an SSL lock without using a 301 redirect, such as server side? I'm happy to supply context if requested.
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Is it recommended to add SSL certificate protection to the domain's subdomains (webmail,webdisk,cpanel)?

I bought web hosting under FastComet and they have a free Let's Encrypt SSL service that comes with the package. There is an option to include the domain's subdomains (webmail,webdisk,cpanel) to ...
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Trying to understand the difference between two Apache SSL config statements

I'm using Apache 2.2.34, OpenSSL 1.0.2l. Yep, I know its sun-setted and not supported, but plans to upgrade it are not immediate. I'm trying to understand the difference between these two statements....
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HTTPS + IP not redirecting to configured Domain Name and gives “Your connection is not private” [Nginx/Ubuntu]

I am using NGINX for 301 redirects on Ubuntu and reverse proxy for my Web Application and aim is to redirect traffic to non-www url such as https://mywebapplication.example. So with my current ...
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Quickest way to let Google know a site no longer has SSL? [duplicate]

I've removed SSL from a website, permanently. I would like Google (and other search engines) to pick this up ASAP as of course people will be seeing a warning/error in their browser when they click ...
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How to get rid of mixed content warning when using cookie-less domain for static content?

When I serve all website content from same domain (https://example.com), tools like pingdom keeps yelling: Serve static content from a cookieless domain When I serve static content from cookie-...
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Internal links URL and SEO [duplicate]

I was wondering if one is better off to have relative URL's for internal links vs absolute URL's? <a href="aboutus.html">About us </a> vs <a href="http://www.example.com/aboutus.html"...
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Both HTTP and HTTPS versions of my site are currently indexed on Google. Is that hurting SEO?

When on Google, I search for the name of my site, with no HTTP, HTTPS or WWW and the results that come up are the HTTPS, then another listing for HTTPS page and then the HTTP version. Is the fact ...
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HTTP and HTTPS visibility question

First a little context as a lot of people have been confused by my question in the past. Everything in the 2 requests below is visible to a third party (man in the middle attack), url, data, host ...
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Is Google “Not Provided” only affect non-SSL website?

Based on this blog post, Google Analytics may not be providing keyword referral data anymore Google not provide their search keyword to insecure website. Since the keyword is Not provided, looks ...
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www does not redirect properly after move to https

I recently moved my site (hosted on OpenShift) from HTTP to HTTPS. The domain name is registered at GoDaddy, but I use the DNS of Cloudflare. I had implemented a Cloudflare page rule to forward www to ...
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Use SSL with HTTP

Just wondering, is there a way to use SSL without HTTPS and run it on HTTP? I don't want to know this to end up using this in production, but I'm just wondering to improve my knowledge of the ...
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HTTPS connections for Revive (formely Openx)

I have installed Revive Adserver 3.0.2 (formely Openx Adserver) and everything works fine. But, only if my website its accessed using standard conexion (http). If my website its accessed usin https ...
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How can I stop my blog from trying to use SSL?

I noticed yesterday that my Avg Visit Duration for users on Androids plummeted on 13th September. So I looked into it and found that Android users were being sent a warning message when they tried to ...
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SSL Integration issue

We have a godaddy VPS account and purchased an ssl certificate.We downloaded a .zip file that contains a .cert file. When we are trying to setup ssl, they are asking .key file with the .cert file, we ...
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For Facebook signed_request, should we pay for using SSL?

For Facebook's signed_request function we must have an SSL certificate on applications and page tabs starting on 1st Oct. When I researched, we cannot get one for free. I am wondering how Facebook ...
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Is it possible to redirect HTTPS to HTTP without warning?

One of my clients now doesn't want to use a SSL certificate. But the home page of their site has been indexed with HTTPS. I have already redirected HTTPS to HTTP but it shows a warning every time. Is ...