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Questions tagged [security-certificate]

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

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How to determine the sequence of ordering certificates by browser?

I did a Mutual Certificate Authentication implementation with OpenSSL and Apache Web Server on CentOS platform. To simple explanation see this diagram: ---------- | ...
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CPanel - Wildcard SSL - How to point *.example.com to one root and sub.example.com to another root

I have a wildcard (*.example.com) SSL certificate installed on my CPanel server. I have example.com configured to point to /example.com as its document root and use this wildcard SSL certificate. I ...
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HTTPS connection treated differently across browsers

I am using an SSL certificate for a website and the server redirects all http connections to https (a conscious choice). A tool provided by the CA says that the certificate has been installed ...
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How many SSL certificates are required?

I have the following domains, all inside one single VPS (one IP address): www.example.com classmates.com john.classmates.com mary.classmates.com blog.classmates.com If I need https for the ...
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is free ssl certificate appropriate - only needed for login page

I need to protect the user's credentials on my website's login page. The rest of the website does not need SSL. I don't sell anything or accept any credit card information (now or in the future) ...
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Need HTTPS on web server with plesk. Without buying certificate?

I just want that communication with web server is encrypted. I don't want to by SSL certificate. The server has Plesk installed and as i see, there is some way to add SSL certificate but i don't know ...
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How to direct https requests to http while SSL cert expired? [duplicate]

The SSL certificate on my site has expired, which has caused https requests to the site to fail. While I am sorting out a new SSL certificate, what can I do to redirect https requests into the http ...
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SSL Hosting Support for site with existing SSL certificate [duplicate]

I would like to know if there are any hosts that host PHP sites with SSL support for free, if I have an existing SSL certificate for my domain. I checked out many questions here(about 10) but none of ...
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Can SSL Wildcards have multiple/nested levels of wildcard?

I know that an SSL wildcard certificate (*.example.org) can be used to support many names under the domain (a.example.org, b.example.org, c.example.org). I also know that the * is only good for ...
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Apache Server - Wrong Certificate

At work we are moving a website from "outside" to "inside". Standard LAMP website (Apache, MySQL, PHP). The issue I'm having is that it's serving up the wrong certificate. https:/intranet - on my ...
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IIS NON-WWW to WWW Rewrite Issue with SSL certificate

I have a SSL related redirection problem with ISS as follows: http://example.com redirects to https://example.com This works perfectly. http://www.example.com redirects to https://www.example.com ...
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When should I go for extended-validation SSL? [closed]

At what point do I need an extended-validation SSL certificates (EV) rather than the less expensive domain-validated SSL certificate?
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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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How do I add domains to certificate

I just installed a dedi. I got a self signed certificate to maindomain.com Then I want to access childdomain.com/cpanel The certificate is for the main domain on the server. I tried to access cPanel ...
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What will be the impact on SEO if we remove our SSL certificate (url become http instead of https)?

For some weird reason the content accessed though our domains is returned via SSL HTTPS on all domains pointing to the server. https://domain.com leads to our website, with a proper SSL certificate (...
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Extended validation certificate not changing browser bar green in Firefox

I'm having some problems with an Extended validation certificate on a site that isn't showing the green bar correctly in Firefox. Chrome and IE are working fine. When I load the page the bar appears ...
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Enabling SSL on Apache2 causes address already in use error

My server works just fine on a normal Apache2 install. Now, I'm trying to install subversion on this server using a guide I found on the net called: Installation of Subversion on Ubuntu, with Apache, ...
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GeoTrust SSL brand name used by re-sellers

I feel like a I got the bait-and-switch from my web host provider since they advertise "GeoTrust SSL" for $99. I purchased it, thinking the certificate is issued from geotrust.com, but then I get an ...
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Shared SSL hosting receives all SSL requests but why is Google getting it wrong?

The website is hosted on a shared server that supports SSL. The web hosting provider secures our website using SSL: https://domain.com instead of http://domain.com Ever since then all the client ...
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Getting fingerprint from Apache certificate (combined with key)

I have just created a certificate for my Apache SSL host using: make-ssl-cert /usr/share/ssl-cert/ssleay.cnf /etc/ssl/private/myhost.crt Now what is the correct way to get the fingerprint out of it? ...
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How to find domain registrar and DNS hosting with good DNSSEC support?

Simplified problem I want to buy a domain and make a website that is fully secured with DNSSEC. I want to make sure that only the one right SSL certificate could be validated by the browsers and all ...
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Renewing a SSL certificate with GoDaddy [closed]

GoDaddy sells SSL certificates for $12 per year (the most basic one). I have bought one of those last year, and now is the time to renew. However they are now asking for $50 for the renewal (the $12 ...
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What books or articles are must reads for learning about SSL management [closed]

I have found it very hard to find any books or articles that assume no understanding and take you from nothing to a master at managing SSL certificates on web servers. Most articles I have found deal ...
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Creating an SSL Certificate

I have a barracuda SSL VPN. I also have a website hosted on winhost.com. On my website, I have a link to login to my VPN. I always get the "untrusted certificate" message. It says its untrusted ...
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Self signed SSL certificate with a wild card - works for sub domain, fails for the main domain

For development purposes I created a self signed SSL certificate where CN = *.example.com. After installing the certificate, when browsing to any sub domain https://sub.example.com I got the nice ...
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Is CPanel: SSL certificate installed correctly?

My web host said they installed an SSL certificate for me. On Cpanel, in the SSL tab, is has the following: SSL status Enabled CA certificate Not installed Is this what it should say if ...
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SSL Certificate

I've received the email below from Google about my WordPress site and have no idea how to follow the instructions. Any help out there? Dear Webmaster, The host name of your site, https://www....
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Does MSIE recognise StartCom as an SSL Certificate Authority?

Ok, so I'm thinking about getting in on the SSL action, so that my sites can be secure etc, and after hours of shopping for the best priced certificate, I find out that StartSSL offer a free one. One ...
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Should I get an SGC enabled SSL certificate?

I'm in the market for a new SSL certificate and am wondering if I should get an SGC enabled certificate or not? In the past I have just used cheap SSL certificates but since this is for a new company ...
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When do I need a website certificate?

Can someone explain me when I need a web site certificate? I will have a web app that will be used for representing live data. Do I need a certificate for that type of web application? A user will be ...
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Script to determine the SSL certificate assigned to each site

I have a IIS6 web server with 100+ sites on it. Recently, I was forced to renew my wildcard SSL certificate which all the sites use by creating a new CSR request rather than a renew CSR request. I ...
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SSL between customer's domain having CNAME to our secured server?

We're setting up a payment service -- a few pages to collect credit cards, and do other stuff that needs to be secure. We would like to offer the service to customers via a cobranded page we serve ...
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HTTPS iframe inside an HTTPS page

I'm developing a Wifi Homepage, which comes by default for all the users of the hotspot. In order to redirect them properly to my homepage, I'm using an SSL certificate, and the page is hosted locally....
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Why is godaddy HTTPS/SSL certification so much cheaper than digicert, thawte, and verisign?

I am a novice on HTTPS/SSL but GoDaddy charges $12.99 and Digicert, thawte, and Verisign charge $100-1000+ for SSL certificates. I must be missing something on the quality of the encryption or ...
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Is it possible to view all previously issued SSL certificates for a particular domain?

If we wanted to know if a particular domain has had SSL certificates issued to it by CAs in the past, that are now revoked/expired, is there is a resource that has that information?
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IIS 7 Require SSL automatically redirect to https://

I've configured IIS 7 to require SSL. I'm wondering if I can automatically redirect non-ssl requests to be encrypted. For example, if a user types in http://domain.com, can IIS redirect the request ...
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How can I set the default page for an https request?

We have a website which has a Virtual Directory containing the secure portion of the website. If users come to http://www.mydomain.com, they should get directed to default.aspx of the main site, but ...
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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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SSL Certificate Works in Monit - But Not in Keystore

I have a situation where there's a keystore file with the various root/intermediate certificates stored in it in a way that it seems to work for most browsers. Problem is that when mobile browsers ...
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Do I need SSL for “Coming Soon” email signup form?

My website is a few months from going live, and marketing efforts are beginning. I would like to put up a short coming soon page with an email field to sign up for updates. Does this require an SSL ...
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Do I need an SSL Certificate?

I'm thinking about building an app that lets users upload images to sites like Flickr. They would need to enter their password to do this. I would send the data through PHP, do I need to get a SSL ...
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cname forward from https to http

We are migrating web host and I wonder if it is possible in the migration phase to do a CNAME forward from https://address1.com to http://address2.com. Would the certificate still work even if the new ...
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SSL 128bit… Why not 256bit

Have set up an SSL certificate for a new site, and in checking with the browser, the SSL states it's encrypted with 128bit encryption. I have tried with the latest versions of Chrome, IE9 and FF, all ...
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Will a simple domain validated SSL certificate show a 'green lock'?

I'm looking into buying an SSL certificate for my domain. I'm considering buying: https://www.ssl.nu/en/products/regular+ssl/ssl+basic/ which is just a domain validation certificate I think. Will ...
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Shared SSL certificate

I sit and look at the SSL certificates and web host.Direct what is the difference between a shared SSL certificate and other SSL certificates? Technically speaking.
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Extra configuration needed after installing SSL certificate?

We recently developed two rather simple PHP applications for AXA (European bank). URL's are axa.tfo.be/incentives/cipres and axa.tfo.be/incentives/zrkk (access to both sites is restricted to visitors ...
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Does https site needs extra configuration after installation of SSL certificate?

I recently developed an incentive website for a European bank, and one of the requirements was SSL - the website displays some personal customer data (though no financial or really sensitive data). ...
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Will a RapidSSL certificate prevent MITM attacks?

I am looking into buying a SSL certificate for my website. I have found a certificate available from RapidSSL. Will this certificate prevent a MITM attack? Will this certificate show warnings to the ...
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Would using a self-signed SSL certificate be appropriate in this scenario?

Now I realize this topic has been discussed in a few questions before (specifically this one), but I'm still a little confused about the implications of using a self-signed certificate, and how I ...
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Error 500 on phpMyAdmin via https from “self-signed certificate”?

I have used Cpanel to generate and install a self-signed certificate for HTTPS and now that I have installed phpMyAdmin once I access phpMyAdmin via HTTPS it throws out an error 500 message. Why is ...