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

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Does an SSL certificate targeted at users in China need to be generated by a Certificate Authority in China by law?

The company I work for is hosting a web page secured with login and password and working through SSL with a certificate generated in USA. This is already on production. They want to expand the ...
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SSL Verification files can't be read

I have created an Asp.Net Razor site in Visual Studio 2017. Anyway I was given a series of steps by Winhost for getting free SSL certificate. I followed those steps using SSL for Free. I've used ...
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Do I need a certificate to redirect via CNAME?

I have abc.example.com that is being shut down and all data was sent via SSL. I have xyz.example.com already live and pure SSL site. I am changing record (CNAME) for abc.example.com to point to xyz....
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How do I understand why https is broken on a site? [closed]

So, I'm visiting a random site, and Chrome reports it as "not secure," even though it's using https with a valid certificate. Just as a matter of self-education, I want to understand what they're ...
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Several sites getting NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID error in Chrome

We recently switched from HTTP to HTTPS. The certificate, which was purchased from GoDaddy. was installed on our server about 4 days ago. On my mobile phone, the site shows the secure site just fine, ...
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How to transfer an SSL certificate from one cPanel account to another? Do I need to transfer it? I have WHM with the new account

I've moved a site to a new hosting account, and need to get SSL working again. On the old hosting account, as I understand it, the hosting provider just issued free Let's Encrypt certificates and ...
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Wildcard certificate with certbot and DNS challenge

I am trying to obtain a wildcard certificate from Let's Encrypt for my web server. Since I am using a "local" hoster, certbot has no DNS authenticator plugin for it. So I have to use the manual ...
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SAN SSL certificate vs Single Site SSL and SEO

Does having an SSL certificate issued for each subdomain rank the same as having one SAN SSL certificate grouping all of them? Example: First scenario: example.com -> has it's own SSL certificate ...
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Auto check that HTTPS certificate has renewed successfully

Ive got a lets encrypt HTTPS certificate installed for a site that auto renews. My concern is that it may fail the auto renew and visitors may be greeted with an expired certificate warning. Whats ...
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I cannot do https redirection on my website on .htaccess

Am having a local classified website. I bought SSL for the domain but cannot put https redirect on htaccess since my developer wrote somerule on htaccess to get url for SEO. Can some help for the same....
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My website incorrectly redirected to another site until I cleared my browser cache. Why?

I have a domain registered at GoDaddy and have configured it to run a web application. Apparently https://www.example.com points to my web application but https://example.com redirects to a seemingly ...
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Google Consider HTTPs over HTTP - How to redirect https to http without losing traffic

I have not installed SSL nor enable on my website, however the hosting companies did it. Now Google started crawling https pages over http. I have uninstall the ssl form Hosting Cpanel today. ...
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Non-www to www redirect not working in Firefox; Works in Chrome with nginx server

I've configured my website to have https with www scheme. I opted to redirect all the traffic from non-www to www, at the time of setting up LetsEncrypt SSL certificate and it works absolutely fine on ...
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Installing a free world-compatible SSL certificate in WHM/Cpanel

It's been a while but here I am again. I just found out today that users of chrome 69 or later will see a big "insecure" message for webpages beginning with http:// such as mine and even Bing's ...
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How to set up a reverse proxy on an SSL subdirectory from another server?

Setup is as follows: Our agency's client's domain is https://www.example.com (with SSL certificate from Amazon) They have NGINX severs, and manage their own hosting They want us to build a few simple ...
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“DNS CAA No” from ssllabs.com; Cause of Android Error?

After five months of no problems nor errors with my Comodo certificate on a personal website suddenly, as of two or three days ago, I'm getting a meddlesome, "Certificate isn't from a trusted ...
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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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Let's Encrypt validation under cPanel getting a 404 error after www redirect

I'm having some problems getting the SSL via Let's Encrypt working on my site. I installed the certificate via a one-click installer in my cpanel. It works on my cPanel, but on the actual site it ...
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What's the best time to install SSL certificate on a WordPress blog?

I have created a new WordPress blog and just added a post on it. I want to install SSL certificate on this blog. What's the best practice to install SSL certificate? Is it before WordPress ...
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How to fix “expired certificate” errors when changing nameservers

Site used to be hosted at example.com. Nameservers were set to example.com's nameservers (ns1.example.com, ns2.example.com). Site was then moved to example1.com, but nameserver settings were kept. ...
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Should I submit my website sitemap to Google/Bing using HTTPS Urls?

I have a website without a google webmaster account connected to it. I want to install an SSL certificate on it. After doing that, What is the best practice in order to submit the site to google? ...
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Google AdSense violation on non SSL page?

I had a violation with Google AdSense recently and was able to clear it up thanks to the help of this forum. However, the same URL is displaying the same violation for the http version of the site, ...
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SSL Labs Cipher Strength < 100%, why? How do I make it?

I am in a progress of trying (again) to get maximum (or almost maximum) score on SSL Labs with my site. I currently do not understand, why it does not give me full Cipher strength score. Now, it ...
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How can I install LetsEncrypt certificates on a Bluehost dedicated IP address through cPanel?

Looking for guidance to install a free Let's Encrypt SSL cert on shared hosting places like BlueHost or JustHost. (Not interested in procedure on other hosting places.) I have a dedicated IP address. ...
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Receiving SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER when Attempting To Access Google Analytics [closed]

Whenever I attempt to access Google Analyics, I receive an "Insecure Connection" message. In more detail: analytics.google.com uses an invalid security certificate. The certificate is not trusted ...
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HTTPS request connection timeout (NGINX)

I tried a lot by reading different answers on Stackoverflow and other forums but unable to identify the error, can someone please check the below configuration and tell me what could be wrong? server ...
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How do I get and install an SSL certificate on a Bitnami image on Amazon EC2?

I need to get an SSL certificate installed on an Amazon AWS EC2 instance that runs the bitnami image. I watched this YouTube video on how to do it but during the video he creates the CSR and then ...
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nginx http to https redirect - just isn't working

I am running my own webserver with nginx on ubuntu 17.10. I have opened ports 80 and 443. Trying to get the HTTP to HTTPS redirect working, but everthing i seem to have tried fails. i am still ...
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Get a Lets Encrypt SSL certificate through ZeroSSL for a .ovh.net subdomain

I'm trying to set up https connection in one of my API. I normally make requests to my API through this address: http://vps******.ovh.net:8090 I'd like to be able to make HTTPS requests. I use the ...
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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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Showing company name in address bar requires SSL EV certificate, or OV also OK?

I remember in the past I had to buy an SSL EV certificate (which are much more expensive than regular SSL certificates) to get the company name displaying next to the green lock in the address bar. I ...
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Outlook 2016 says “The target principal name is incorrect” on my site's security certificate

I currently run a Plesk VPS, with 2 Domains hosted within. Some time ago, I had installed the 'Let's Encrypt' SSL Certificate onto my Plesk VPS. Both domains, successfully displayed the 'https' ...
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What entry should be put into the Domain Name, when it comes to SSL Certificates for a Plesk VPS?

I am currently in the process of securing a VPS of mine, with the Let's Encrypt SSL Certificate. Referring to the below image, was is required, when 'The domain name must resolve to your server'? ...
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What to do about certificates being distrusted by Google Chrome?

Recently Google Chrome started issuing a warning on the console which says: The SSL certificate used to load resources from https://www.example.com will be distrusted in M70. Once distrusted, ...
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Changing CA for a website

As an AWS user I am currently thinking about breaking up with my current Certificate Authority in favor of AWS ACL due to ease of maintenance for the latter (just for the sake of accuracy). What ...
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SSL Labs Key exchange < 100%, why? How do I make it?

I am in progress of trying to get maximum (or almost maximum) score on SSL Labs my site: I currently don't understand why it does not give me full Key exchange score. Now, it looks like this: In ...
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Does Google Cloud Platform provide a payment gateway service?

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is a suite of products for webmasters, but do they offer payment gateway services as well? Since you are storing and administering everything in their servers, it would ...
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Why does Namecheap keep sending me a message that says “The AutoSSL certificate renewal may cause a reduction of coverage”

I'm working on a client's website that was set up by someone else. It's hosted by Namecheap and we have access to cPanel. The client is apparently receiving this email message twice a day (I've ...
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Avoiding SSL certificate errors with Amazon S3 subdomain

I have an Amazon S3 bucket set up for hosting static image files. I have set up subdomain redirection so that "static.example.com" points to my S3 bucket. The bucket is named "static.example.com" with ...
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Does manipulation of a sub-doman to a different domain name cause any issues with an SSL wildcard?

For example, if I have a subdomain of: https://foobar.somesite.com that is hosting the site but I want to pass the actual domain of: https://foobar.com in the browser would this cause any issues ...
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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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Long waiting time on page load may be caused by https?

As the screenshot show, there is 1.05s waiting time on page load and I have done some tests to figure it out that this is caused by https. I uploaded a plain html with just hello world and tested ...
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Does SSL require a client side certificate of any kind at all?

A friend insists it does, that both browser and server both need certificates. I say no, only the server requires one, with two keys. The question is whether the browser uses some sort of certificate (...
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What can I do to pay less for SSL?

I currently have a web hosting account and 27 domains that cost 1310 PLN (about $358.37) per year. Because the next version of Chrome will start displaying "not secure" warnings when a user enters ...
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Adding another domain SAN to a shared hosting server's multi-domain SSL certificate?

I am familiar with simple DV certificates, but not any of the other fancier stuff - like EV, wildcard and Multi-domain SSL certs. As the title suggests, I'd like to know what the process is for (and ...
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Do I need to update an SSL's contact info in some way?

As far as I know, SSL certificates do not contain contact information such as phone number. However, contact information is probably stored somewhere in order to contact me concerning the SSL cert if ...
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Are there security concerns with migrating a sub-sub domain to a new platform, leaving another in place, and abandoning a third?

I have been tasked with launching a website for my organization. It is a dept. within a parent organization. Parent Organization Administers domain.com Dept. Organization Administers sub.domain.com ...
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https://example.com and https://www.example.com: Should I use one or two SSL certificates?

I am in the process of enabling HTTPS on my web sites. I have a web site, let's call it example.com, which is available both with and without a www. prefix. I can now: request one SSL certificate ...
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How do I remove HTTPS results from Google after the domain has been redirected and the SSL certificate taken down?

I need to remove HTTPS results from Google search rankings for the domain A that has been redirected to another domain B. So domain A does not have any pages on it at the moment and it will not have ...
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Must I install “Really Simple SSL” plugin to finish applying SSL? [duplicate]

I purchased a web hosting service, and am trying to get SSL completely applied on my website. At the moment, my website can be accessed through both the non-SSL version and the SSL version. I ...