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Electronic document that proves ownership of a public key. E.g. for SSL connections.

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ECDSA certificates not impacted by Let’s Encrypt certificate chain change?

We received an email from Cloudflare about the upcoming Let’s Encrypt certificate chain change. At some point, it states that "Additionally, this change only impacts RSA certificates. It does not ...
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my ip and my domain showing different result

Hello there I am trying access my website through domain I am using a VPS and A domain in different websites but when I try to access my domain it access successfully but some time it show nginx on ...
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SSL for domain without hosting

I purchased a domain that we'll call example.sh that has no hosting and simply redirects to my profile page on another site. When a user visits http://example.sh/ they are taken to https://othersite....
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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 certificates, cookies/cache, can’t view my own website… [closed]

Can’t access my own site without occasional error message “can’t establish a secure connection”. So I ran a Windows diagnostic, which yielded zero results. So I deleted my cookies and my cache (as ...
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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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How can I check the certificate validity of an email server?

I have this problem continuously. Thunderbird works fine, using POP and SMTP Crazy Domains changes something on the shared server Thunderbird stops fetching email I complain and provide the ...
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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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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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Using CloudFlare with GitHub Pages and SSL/TLS Full or Full (Strict) and Proxied DNS prevents GitHub Pages' Certificate Renewal

I am hosting my personal webpage on GitHub Pages with a custom domain and using CloudFlare for DNS etc. I am using the Full (Strict) mode for TLS/SSL and Proxied DNS. When The GitHub Pages tries to ...
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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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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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What type of security certificate do I need

Our website is information only, what we do, what we've done and contact info. We do not do any ecommerce or provide any downloads for visitors. The person that ran our web hosting company passsed ...
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Alternative to SSL certificate? [closed]

I wanted to make a fun joke website for my friends and I. I'm using 000webhost because I don't care to spend money, as we would use it for a week. The website requires Node and a database. I set it ...
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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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Does the SSL certificate has to be valid for the www subdomain

The .htaccess successfully diverts all variants to @@@@.software on the browsers. And I have appropriate CSP headers (that work on all other sites in different installations) installed in htaccess. I ...
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SSL DV certificate not working uniformly across browsers, ISP and OS

I purchased SSL certificate through Namecheap. I am using Windows 11 OS, with BSNL Internet Service Operator(wifi) with Firefox v16, Microsoft Edge, Chrome v106 as browsers and iPad OS version 16 and ...
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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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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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Is an SSL certificate installed on the server or domain?

I have an existing site with an SSL certificate, and the domain will be transferring to a different host. Does the SSL certificate carry over with the domain? Or does this need to be installed on the ...
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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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Server's certificate is unknown when using ftp with cPanel

I have a VPS hosting with both WHM/cPanel and SSH root access, I created an FTP account using cPanel, now when I try to connect using FileZilla I get the following warning: The server's certificate is ...
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SSL certificate for Blogger on a custom sub-domain

I have Blogspot blog show casing my products running for many years on http:// which is running as http://products.example.com for many years. My DNS record for example.com (which I own) at the domain ...
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Is there an official or safe way to use a LetsEncrypt certificate for the WHM UI?

To be specific, I am talking about using a LetsEncrypt (LE) cert for WHM itself, not a domain being managed by these tools. I'm well aware that I could install Certbot and reconfigure the underlying ...
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Why does a website present a certificate for a completely different domain? [closed]

The last couple of weeks I have had several websites temporarily present certificates for completely unrelated domains. A visit to docs.oracle.com presented a certificate for an internal service and ...
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"Cert authority invalid" error from Chrome on Android when viewing my website which uses Lets Encrypt

I have installed and activated open SSL (letsencrypt.org R3 version V3) on my website. Website is working fine in Desktop browsers (Chrome, Firefox....) but in Google Chrome Android, I get security ...
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WHM upload CA root certificate to validate Cloudflare certificates

I'm using Cloudflare's self-signed certificates to encrypt traffic between Cloudflare and my origin web server. A problem that cPanel shows a No Valid Certificate for the domain and the error ...
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How do I install a security certificate for an alias (domain pointer) in DirectAdmin?

I have the following problem: I have 2 domains: domain1.example and domain2.example (domain pointer) => domain1.example. Previously, I used Let's Encrypt to create SSL for both in DirectAdmin and ...
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Will the cancellation of the https agreement cause a significant drop in my website traffic?

Will the cancellation of the https protocol cause my website traffic to drop significantly? The https protocol of my website has expired and I will not update it. Now I can’t open it when searching ...
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Most cost effective option for securing 1000+ websites (SSL)

My company manages well over 1000 sites for various clients. Currently, we are paying for a Standard DV certificate for each individual site ($94.99 from GoDaddy). We are easily spending over $100k ...
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Is there a rule that prevents CAs from issuing certificates for private networks (intranets)?

A while ago I encountered a question asking how to setup SSL/TLS on intranets, I gave an answer which basically says "use a public domain and associated certificate and resolve the domain to the ...
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CERTBOT_DOMAIN not set in hook

I am currently trying to set up a hook for certificate deployment. I have successfully retrieved the certificate and found out that you have to force renewal when testing, so I've now hit the rate ...
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Cloudflare returns SSL 525 error for the domain apex with domain hosted by Blogger even using flexible SSL to the origin

When I try to access my blogger using https://example.com I get a 525 error, but when I use https://www.example.com it works fine. I have changed the SSL/TLS encryption to flexible in Cloudflare but ...
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Do I have to pay a web hosting company for an SSL certificate?

I want to be able to host HTTPS in addition to HTTP and I thought I could simply buy a low cost SSL certificate and copy the certificate to my hosted website? But my service provider has a variety of ...
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how to reduce SSL handshake time - localhost/self signed cert

We have one .net exe running on local machine and browser make one API to that running service with https://localhost:45235/getInfo. Actual getInfo API returns response in < 1 sec. But when browser ...
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Can Screaming Frog check for invalid SSL certificates?

I've been using Screaming Frog to test the home pages of a few hundred sites I manage, to see what status codes they return. I noticed in my browser that one of those sites has an invalid (expired) ...
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iOS Safari not accepting certificates issued by custom CA

I'm trying to make iOS Safari accept an https website that runs a certificate I signed with my own CA. My CA cert is here: https://gist.github.com/BenMorel/014d7bd7802b75eec78b0bc0bad7e4e1 When I ...
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Must an SSL certificate be renewed as soon as CSR is generated?

One of our production certs is expiring on Nov 27. A CSR to renew that cert was generated two days ago on Nov 10, and my co-worker now says that because it was generated too fast we cannot process ...
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Moving https website from server A (CentOS 7) to server B (CentOS 8) - what do I need to do regarding certificates?

I've copied all of the referenced files in my nginx configuration over: /etc/nginx/ssl/STAR_example_com/ssl-bundle.crt /etc/nginx/ssl/STAR_example_com/STAR_example.key /etc/ssl/certs/dhparam.pem I ...
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Should I specify CAA records for www subdomain too?

I pre-paid 5 years of AlpiroSSL Premium (English info here), it's from Sectigo originally, but the certificate provider told me the right CAA is (or should be) trust-provider.com as per my current ...
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HubSpot CMS site is not secure unless someone types in "www."

so we connected our domain with HubSpot CMS. They only support SSL for subdomains, so when someone does not type in "www." they are prompted with a security warning. They told me I needed to ...
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Wildcard SSL issued by Plesk not working for subdomains hosted by a third party

I've got a Plesk setup which issues Letsencrypt certificates and hosts part of my client websites. When passing the _acme-challenge and receiving a wildcard certificate / installing said certificate ...
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Redirecting domains on https without creating a certificate for them?

I own, say, 100 domains. I want to add redirect for each of them to a new domain. And not only to a domain, but a custom query string. For instance domain1.example/url1 -> domain11.example/url2 ...
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HSTS compatible .htaccess redirect from non-www to www that preserves URL path [closed]

UPDATE: The redirect actually does work! The site is a friends site and I was coming up with solutions and sending them to him. Turns out his website is running Joomla. After further troubleshooting ...
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Certbot challenge error 404 in webroot mode

This web site runs under Apache on Windows. I installed Windows certbot client and ran it as suggested on its homepage, in webroot mode, since the web site cannot be stopped. This is what it reported: ...
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Set up SSL on NGINX

I'm having difficult setting up SSL on nginx running on Ubuntu. I have a .pfx, .crt, and .pem cert files to work with, but the documentation is for setting it up with .crt and .key files. The code ...
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How does Cloudflare do HTTPS for my site when I haven't provided them with an ssl certificate?

I setup cloudflare today. It only asked me to add its nameservers to my domain. After doing that I'm able to access my site at my domain name but it's now cloudflare's IP. This is all good and as ...
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Why letsencrypt certificate generation not done like domain verification done by GSuite?

I have used letsencrypt's certbot for creating certs for my domains. I have to download certbot and run in my machine and it gives a string to be placed in as dns record. I have to manually add the ...
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Does having an extended validation SSL certificate increase your Google search ranking? [duplicate]

I am assisting an retailer obtain and install an extended validation (EV) SSL certificate for their online shop. After a week of back and forth paperwork with the CA, I wonder whether it's worth the ...
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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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