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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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Can I modify an existing certificate to run on multiple hostnames?

I've been investigating and I found instructions on how to create an SSL certificate with multiple hostnames, but I need to know whether I can modify an existing certificate (not create a new ...
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Has anyone ever claimed a warranty on an SSL certificate? [closed]

SSL certificates often advertise varying amounts of warranties or guarantees, for example $500,000 or $1m. My question is, in the history of SSL, has anyone ever actually successfully claimed one of ...
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Is RapidSSL WildCard Cert suitable for my eCommerce Web site?

We have recently launched our online T-Shirts shop which is based on eCommerce platform but certainly we have been facing problem of customer’s transactions security as they were asking for suitable ...
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SSL Certificate is Untrusted how to fix it

How can i fix the untrusted ? And why it appears ? What may cause this problem.This is in FF but in Chrome is red https with x marked on it.
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Free (Or Cheap) Alternatives For An SSL Certificate For Facebook Apps [closed]

In October (from what I remember) Facebook will require HTTPS connections to pages and app's that are hosted away from Facebook. At the moment, it comes up with a popup saying "do you want to turn ...
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What makes a SSL certificate “signed”?

When you buy a SSL certificate from Comodo, it is signed by Comodo and therefore trusted. How is it signed though? Why can't anyone sign the certificate pretending to be Comodo?
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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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Can I obtain trusted SSL certificates without giving out personal information?

I am launching a site that will require secure (ssl) account login, no payments or credit cards involved. Self signed certificates gives annoying warnings in browsers, so I want to get a trusted SSL ...
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SSL Certificate is Untrusted… sometimes

Web Designer I'm working with signed up a new client that needed an SSL certificate. We went to namecheap.com and purchased on from Comodo. Got all the needed files and set it up in ISPConfig. To ...
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Ad service that supports ssl (secure publishing)

Is there an add service like adsense that supports SSL ads? I wish to put ads on a secured (https) pages but Google Adsense doesn't support it. I know Adbrite works for text based SSL ads but I ...
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certificate for website login

Not sure if this belongs here or at serverfault... I've seen websites where, to login to the website, requires a digital certificate to be installed for the user logging in. As far as I can tell, ...
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SSL redirection

I want to redirect one of my domain hosted in a domain provider to a different server where I have a Tomcat based application installed. I have purchased SSL for the server with Tomcat installed. The ...
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SSL Certificate and IP Binding

I try to setup SSL on my server for only one web site (I have few there using IIS7). I bought an SSL certificate, installed it but when I come to bind I don't have to option to specify the host name....
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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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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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Issue with security certificate name

I have inherited an old website whose security certificate causes this error when viewed with IE. "The name on the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site" Is there ...
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SSL Configuration Problem

I've generated an SSL certificate with keytool: keytool -keystore keystore -alias mySite -genkey -keyalg RSA -keysize 2048 I got this configured and working fine, but obviously it wasn't signed by a ...
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How do SSL certificate authorities verify domains?

What is a reasonable and reputable SSL certificate signing authority -- and how do they verify the domain in the simplest case? Do they simply send an email to the Technical Contact for the domain ...
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Example of live site with trusted, signed but revoked certificate?

I'm drawing up some documentation for users with the intent on educating them on certificate revocation. I would like to include screen shots of browsers to demonstrate the user experience when ...
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SSL Certification on both www and no-www domains

We've got our website running and HTTPS / SSL works just great. EXCEPT: when users enter http://www.mydomain.com and then enter the secure area and get directed to https://www.mydomain.com it works ...
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Are browsers supposed to automatically retrieve intermediate SSL certificates and do they?

I have recently encountered the following issue: a user couldn't access a website that was using an intermediate VeriSign certificate because it is no longer included in Firefox. Some sources claim ...
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Advice on buying SSL certificate [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SSL certificate provider What are the main things to consider when choosing between SSL certificates from different providers? I find they vary in price incredibly.
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SSL Warranty - Meaningless?

Lots of SSL seem to come with a warranty: Extended Validation, Green Address Bar 40-bit minimum to 256-bit encryption USD $100,000 warranty VeriSign Trust™ Seal and services Has anyone in history ...
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How to install mod_ssl for Apache

I have installed Apache httpd a while ago and have recently come back to it to try setup SSL and get it serving several different tomcat servers. At the moment I have two completely separate tomcat ...
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SSL enforced but receiving some parts of the site are not using SSL warning

I had been trying to enforce SSL for my site but although the SSL certificate is signed properly by networksolutions, each time the pages are loaded it still displays an SSl warning in browser warning:...
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What is recommended - UC or EV or EV UC certificate? [closed]

We are implementing Exchange 2010 server and an eCommerce site. Both of these need certificates and I am confused what to use? I know Exchange need UC certificate. Can I use it for the ecommerce site ...
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How can my organization become a Root CA?

I'm the founder of a little non-profit French organization. Currently, we're providing free web and shell hosting. Is there a way to become a Trusted Certificate Authority, in order to give free SSL ...
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Example sites which use UCC certificates

Can anyone point me to a few sites that make use of a UCC (SAN) certificates? I tried to search for this but found a lot of information about UCC certficates without any examples. As a sanity check ...
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Getting “cannot verify server identity” on iPhone and iPad for Go Daddy SSL

Whenever people navigate to a particular site of ours on an iPhone or iPad they are getting a "cannot verify server identity" message. Our certificate was issued by Go Daddy. I ran this checker as ...
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Why does my certificate provider ask me to disable its root certificate?

I received an SSL certificate from GoDaddy yesterday and their instructions to install the certificate seemed weird. To be precise, they asked me to disable their root certificate in server. NOTE: ...
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EV SSL Certificates - does anyone care? [closed]

Is any one aware of any data or studies from an impartial source that show the impact of EV SSL certificates on customer behavior? I've been unable to find any such studies. If an EV SSL certificate ...
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Getting SSL certificate for a sub-domain

Our company owns a domain say www.mycompany.com. I understand that it is trivial to get an SSL certificate for above domain since we do have a website running on that address. We want a certificate ...
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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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I've renewed my SSL certificate… do I need to “do” anything more?

I've had an SSL certificate for a site for 2 years (from GoDaddy), and it was about to expire in a few weeks. I renewed with GoDaddy for another 2 years. Do I need to update anything manually on the ...
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What is needed to add DNSSEC to my site?

What is needed to add DNSSEC to my site? Is it like HTTPS/SSL that I have to buy a certificate, or can I generate one myself to use? Is there any free way I can use DNSSEC or do I have to pay for ...
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How to set the Bit Length when generating SSL Certificat 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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What are the benefits of a more expensive SSL certificate?

I've been comparing prices of different SSL certificates and found a massive difference in prices between different providers. If we take http://www.namecheap.com/learn/other-services/ssl-...
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What would be a list of common website expenses?

For example: seo; web-development; site-maintenance; hosting; domain; ssl-certificate; etc. ___UPDATES___ FROM_ME: Stock-Photos; Logo; Legal; eCommerce_Shopping-Cart FROM_Lèse_majesté: IP-for-SSL-...
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What is SSL Hosting and what are the requirements for making secure transaction

I am here in order to collect the information for making secure online transaction. My client has got a online shopping site. We are now having cart in our own site and transfering the cart detail to ...
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SSL versus EV SSL

As I understand it, SSL certificates verify the connection between the host and the browser, preventing MITM attacks. Is it true that EV SSL verifies the host itself, thus preventing (in theory) ...
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Is GoDaddy SSL standard certificate compatible with all browsers?

Could you answer to at least one of these questions: Is GoDaddy SSL standard certificate compatible with all browsers (Chrome and Safari on iPhone, or Android browsers included)? http://www.godaddy....
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Are free SSL certificates secure?

How is it that some SSL certificates are free? What does that mean? Are they secure or not?
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Using wildcard certificates

Can I buy a wildcard certificate to use the same SSL certificate on multiple domains? For example, www.example.com, www.example.org and www.example.net (on different hosting services)? If I can, Is ...
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Looking for SSL certificates (first time)

I need to buy SSL certificates and it is the first time. 1) My option would be the "cheapest ones". What am I going to risk, what kind of service quality I'm going to lose if I buy the cheapest ? Are ...
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Should we get an EV Certificate?

Our regular SSL provider is offering EV certificates for under $US200, and it just so happens that the certificate for our B2B e-commerce site is expiring in a month (which should give us enough time ...
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SSL certificate provider

I need a SSL certificate for a new site I'm building and I have to choose a SSL provider. What to look for when choosing and what's your experience dealing with them? Thanks!
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Choosing which domain to secure

We've got a website that is served on both www.example.com and just example.com - we've never done any sort of forcing users from one domain to the other, so if they land on example.com then that's ...
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is RapidSSL wildcard cert supported by major browsers?

I'm thinking of buying a wildcard SSL cert from clickSSL : http://www.clickssl.com/rapidssl/rapidsslwildcard.aspx That would be a rapidssl certificate, and I was looking into my firefox options to ...
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Is it a bad practice to use self-signed SSL certificates?

SSL certificates are pretty expensive for individuals, especially if you need to secure different subdomains. I am considering using self-signed certificates, as my primary focus is to secure the ...
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Is it possible to share SSL certificates across servers?

We have a web application we will be launching soonish and for right now we just have one SSL/HTTPS certificate. We have this one certificate shared across 3 servers(in a cluster for load balancing) ...