Questions tagged [security-certificate]

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

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Cloudflare 525 SSL Handshake error

I'm running an Unraid server that's set up for a reverse proxy, originally using Let's Encrypt. I recently started getting SSL certificate 525 handshake errors on my domain from Cloudflare when you ...
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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 unique IP address a must for SSL?

The shared hosting company told me that if I buy an IP address then it will be applicable for the addon domains too. What does it mean? Then the SSL certificate won't work since there will be more ...
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IIS 7 Require SSL automatically redirect to https://

I've configured IIS 7 to require SSL. Can I automatically redirect non-SSL requests to be encrypted? For example, if a user types in http://domain.example, can IIS redirect the request to https://...
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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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Single SSL certificate for web and email

I would like to purchase a basic SSL certificate, which allows me to secure a single domain (as opposed to a wildcard certificate for multiple subdomains). I was going to apply this to mail.example....
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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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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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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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How to promote the quality/security of your a website to your its customers?

Our organization is building a Drupal web platform that we aim at reselling as a cloud service. In order to provide our customers with maximum confidence in our solution, we're looking at ways of ...
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nginx http to https redirect causing 400 Bad Request: the plain HTTP request was sent to HTTPS port

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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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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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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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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View SSL Certificate from Hyperlink (HREF)

As you know the likes SSL enabled websites is on the increase, mainly because Google is now rewarding sites for being safer to use. Users can view a sites SSL certificate by clicking the secure icon ...
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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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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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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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How to set the Bit Length when generating SSL Certificate with Java keytool?

I'm going to create a SSL Certificate so I can use https on my web site. I have to generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) and I did generate such a file with the Java keytool following the guide ...
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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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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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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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update virtual host's SSL cert after cpanel has expired

I had setup the server, virtual hosts via cpanel. I didnt renew my cpanel subscription because I no longer needed it. Now my SSL certificate has expired. I have SSH access to the server. How do I ...
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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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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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Are better SSL certificates (better type or better encryption) better for SEO?

I was looking at the different types of SSL certificates and providers. I came across a website that states this: We believe Extended and Business Verification SSL certificates gets more top ...
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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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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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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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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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