Questions tagged [security-certificate]

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

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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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Why should I pay for an SSL certificate?

I paid for an SSL certificate from Namecheap, I think it was certified by ComodoSSL. It cost me 7$, it took them a week to activate and I had to do it myself from SSH while editing my site's ...
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Firefox reports SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE with a GoDaddy certificate and the website doesn't work

My website is not working in Firefox. Here is the info about drmohanskinandhaircentre.com security certificate which is issued by GoDaddy: What should I do?
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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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Upload a chain through PLESK where there are only fields for the certificate and the authority?

I have a free certificate bundle which include a root, intermediate, server and CA crt files. I am trying to use this 3rd-party certificate in a GoDaddy PLESK hosted solution and have the option to ...
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Trouble activating free SSL from Domain.com when using Hostinger as a web host

Recently, I transfered my domain from GoDaddy to Domain.com. My hosting is still provide by Hostinger.com. Domain.com have an option of Free SSL. You just enabled it to get SSL Certificate and you don'...
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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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move SSL file from Cpanel to VPS

I have a Cpanel with valid SSL and now I wanna move SSL file from Cpanel to VPS. my VPS os is ubuntu and i use apache. how I can move SSL to VPS or create new SSL with old SSL file.
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How many SSL certificates are required for multiple domains on a single server?

My company's development team is in process of developing two sites that will have two separate domain names (let's say foo.example and bar.example), but will be hosted on a single cloud Linux/Apache ...
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Explicitly Validating Certificates [closed]

I am unable to make any API calls to the API I'd like to because the certificate is invalid. How do I go about adding the certificate to a trusted group so that it is automatically trusted? As it ...
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How to add lock symbol to my website using private SSL in https pages

I just purchased SSL for my website from hostgator, so that I can add lock symbol in my website, when users visit https://www.mysite.com For example: Now they have installed the certificate, but I ...
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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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What makes Open Graph checkers unable to detect Open Graph data?

My page, after adding SSL certificate, cannot have preview fetched by Facebook or Twitter when sharing the link. I have followed The Open Graph protocol and include the following open graph tags: &...
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How to use the private and public keys?

I am new to ssl certificates, i wanted to learn about ssl certificates, and I generated private and public keys myself while logged into cpanel, I wonder how to use those and generate a secured ...
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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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Why does a domain-validated certificate issued by certificate authority for example1.com works on example2.com?

Doesn't that completely defeat the purpose of having the first domain verified by a certificate authority when the certificate also works on other domains? How are they different from self-signed ...
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Why do SSL certificates expire?

Why do SSL certificates usually expire after a certain given period of time?Can't it really be a thing of once applied and verified, then it should be a lifetime venture?
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How to setup SSL on the new platform when migrating?

I'm looking to move our current site from the current hosting platform to a new provider. The part I'm struggling with is setting up the SSL certificate on the new platform. I can't see how to do this ...
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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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StartSSL certificate gives SEC_ERROR_REVOKED_CERTIFICATE in Firefox and ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID in Chrome

My existing HTTPS certificate is expiring soon so I bought a new one. I'm having a very hard time installing it properly though. I have a wildcard certificate from StartSSL for *.deadsea....
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Let's Encrypt certificate renewal failure: “too many failed authorizations recently”

I am running a website on my Raspberry Pi with 2 different domain names. Installing the certificate for https:// when it became necessary was no problem. But renewing it seems impossible. I have ...
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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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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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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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Verify a root domain on Google search consol (or webmaster central) when http url is already verified

I am having a few issues uploading my SSL certificate on Google Cloud. It says that "You are not an authorized owner of the domain for this certificate" while I have already validated the property ...
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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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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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Getting a “Potentially unsafe content” error on my WordPress site in MS Edge Browser

Some users have reported this error generated by Windows Defender SmartScreen in the MS Edge browser. No problems in the other browsers. Here's a screenshot of the error: It's been reported by ...
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Do I need cPanel's AutoSSL if I also enable Cloudflare's SSL?

All of the websites I manage use cPanel, which also offers free SSL certificates. However, some of these domains use Cloudflare for their DNS, and they also get their SSL certificates from Cloudflare ...
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Will premium DNS speed up TLS/SSL?

I'm trialing out CloudFlare (which I only want for speed optimisation). I'm guessing I should wait a bit longer to test the true benefits, due to propagation. One thing I can't find out is if such ...
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What can I do when my Cloudflare SSL certificate isn't authorizing?

It's been over 24 hours since I activated SSL in the Crypto section of Cloudflare, but my Universal SSL Status still says "Authorizing Certificate". When I visit my site, Chrome says that the site ...
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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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CloudFlare SSL certificate is a good solution?

I need to put an SSL certificate on a website in wordpress. It does not store any confidential information. I just want to gain some advantage in google ranking. I have a free account on cloudflare. ...
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How do I transfer an SSL certificate to a new server

I have a site running on GoDaddy shared hosting, which is going to be moved over to a VPS. The site has a SSL certificate from GoDaddy. How can I move over the certificate in a seamless way, so that ...
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Error parsing certificate request: x509: unsupported elliptic curve from Let's Encrypt

I'm trying to obtain an EC-based X509 certificate using secp256 from Let's Encrypt. Let's Encrypt is returning an error instead of issuing the certificate: $ letsencrypt --manual --csr ~/cryptopp-com....
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Add HTTPS (SSL certificate) to users custom domain names on a website builder

I have a website builder where users can add their domain name, and I need some direction on how to get it set up with HTTPS, I presume through LetsEncrypt. Example: Without domain: djdemo.vibecast....
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Steps to implement Let's Encrypt with cPanel

I am implementing to adopt a site from http to https, I am using the Let's Encrypt in cPanel, I am in a shared hosting environment. This is how I implement it: Site in maintenance mode Issue the SSL ...
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Certificate rejected by some browsers on Android

I'm having an odd issue that some browsers (Brave) on my phone trust the SSL-certificate I installed: while others do: I am familiar with the issue that Android sometimes rejects SSL-certificates, ...
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How can I fix two conflicting SSL certificates? (One expired)

Background: I recently inherited management of a web project and ran into an issue with an expired SSL certificate. The site is hosted on AWS with a wildcard certificate generated from ACM, which is ...
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Certificates in Multiple Servers (AWS Instances)

We have 1 WHM Licence (instance in AWS). Inside the WHM we create one account MYDOMAIN.EXAMPLE -this is the MAIN DOMAIN-. Inside the DNS of the MAINDOMAIN.EXAMPLE we create a few subdomains example ...
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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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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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Do I need an SSL certificate for a site allowing users to make donations online?

I manage a website for a non-profit organization. The site will allow people to make donations for the cause. Is purchasing an SSL certificate for this site a good idea? How much will it cost?
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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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Can I register domain name and SSL certificate with different registrars?

I want to purchase an SSL Certificate for one of the ecommerce website, I already have the domain name and website site is already running on that domain. Now I want to buy SSL for the same domain/...
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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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What are the effects of having a “non-secure” warning displayed for our e-commerce site?

For the past couple weeks now we have seen a non-secure warning displayed on our site where the SSL/Security info for a website would normally be displayed (in Chrome). Along with this I have noticed ...
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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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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....