Questions tagged [security-certificate]

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

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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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ERR_SSL_PROTOCAL_ERROR - users unable to access site

Occassionally, I am told by users they're are unable to access my site due to this error: "This site can't provide a secure connection - [mydomain] sent an invalid response. ...
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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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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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Allow users to point domains at web app - multi domain SSL

I have a web app, and when users sign up, we give them their own subdomain, e,g, user1.website.example We do this with a wildcard ssl for *.website.example However, users are requesting custom ...
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Reload a domain certificate in prosody (wirhin jitsi-meet)

I have 2 servers both running Ubuntu 18-04: server A with apt install of jitsi-meet (fully working) server B with an edited install (from github) of jibri (fully working) The A server (the server ...
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Do the LetsEncrypt DNS01 challenges change and how to they interoperate with HTTP challenges?

I typically use HTTP challenges to generate LetsEncrypt certs. However, there are some cases where this is not practical. I've not used DNS challenges before So a couple of related questions - Do ...
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Cannot connect because of insecure connection (IE11 & Edge17)

Goodday, I stumbled upon a problem with both IE and Edge, where the entire website cannot load because of an 'insecure' connection. I checked and it uses TLS1.2 (which is a secure SSL, right?). ...
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Intermittent problem establishing a secure HTTPS connection to my site

My site gives this error when I try to visit, both on windows and ios. The thing is that it doesn't always happens, some days it works fine and the other it doesn't. Does anyone know what could be the ...
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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 ...
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Are short expiration and lack of warranty disadvantages of cPanel's AutoSSL?

I am trying to make my site HTTPS due to SEO and integration support with websites such as facebook. For this, I need to purchase an SSL certificate. But I saw control panel & WHM gives me option ...
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SSL certificates: Does a secondary domain which does only redirect need a seperate SSL certificate?

Some customer gave me the input that if you have a website with a domain like https://www.example.com which has a lot of secondary domains only redirecting like https://www.example.eu https://www....
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All HTTP URIs redirect to the HTTPs of homepage [closed]

I have an issue on my website, where all http URLs redirect to the https of the homepage. For example, http://example.com/ppc-services/ redirects to https://example.com/ I have added this to ....
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Does "Secure domain space" mean I won't be able to access my domain over unsecure protocols?

I am about to buy .dev domain. However registrars warn that it is a "secure domain space" and that I will need SSL certificate for the domain. I am more than happy to make sure the web runs over SSL, ...
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How to prevent Chrome from showing "🛈 Not secure" for my website in the URL bar? [duplicate]

I have uploaded my website in my IIS using static IP. whenever I access it from local or remote it was showing "not secure". How do I resolve this issue?
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Verify SSL Cert with Bind

My company renew our wildcard SSL certification today through DigiCert and I am trying to validate ownership of the domain through DNS. We manage our own DNS server using BIND. I have added the ...
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When does Squarespace renew TLS/x.509 certificates?

I have a website on Squarespace and the TLS certificate is set to expire in less than 24 hours. Issuer: C=US, O=Let's Encrypt, CN=Let's Encrypt Authority X3 Validity Not ...
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Is CloudFlare full SSL less secure than Cloudflace full (strict) SSL?

I have a Linux shared hosting on Hostgator, and am using a Full SSL from Cloudflare which Encrypts end-to-end, using a self-signed certificate on the server. How secure is it? What are different ...

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