Questions tagged [security-certificate]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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