In cryptography, a certificate authority, or certification authority, (CA) is an entity that issues digital certificates.

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Firefox presenting “Secure Connection Failed” page for our certs

Firefox does not like our internal certificates. I'm trying to figure out why... tl;dr - Our internal IIS servers, signed with our internal CA, present a "Secure Connection Failed" page, with ...
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Generating SAN SSL Certificate that works for firefox and chrome

I am trying to generate a SSL certificate that after being signed by my own CA will work for multiple domains. My openssl configuration file looks like this: [ req ] default_bits = 2048 ...
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apache Client Certificate Authentication errors: Certificate Verification: Error (18): self signed certificate

So I have been following instructions on setting up Client Certificate Authentication in Apache2 w/ mod_ssl. This is solely for the purpose of testing an application against CAA, not for any sort of ...
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the same certificates are sold at different prices?

I've encountered so many times with this situation. For example everybody know if I buy a Positive SSL for a year from a reseller, its price is about $5.95 . If I buy the certificate from CA ...
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MS Certificate authority issued to wrong entity

Hi I have created a CA signing request on my netscaler where the common name is *.mydomain.com When I sign the CRS in my MS CA its ends up being issued to "Fredrik" instead of *.mydomain.com This ...
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Windows Server: Is it possible to run Certificate Authority while having Essentials experience installed?

I have a Windows Server 2012 machine running a certification authority, but also need the same server to run Windows Server Essentials Media Pack. This requires the Essentials Experience role to be ...
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No Certificate Templates in Certification Authority

I have installed AD Certificate Services on a Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard edition. But when I open Certification Authority snap-in, there is no Certificate Templates folder: Why? Have I missed ...
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How do you properly setup OpenVPN Server on mac? And how do you setup the certificates?

I have been searching for hours now, and I still cannot seem to find a proper tutorial on OpenVPN on mac. I did see the HOWTO, though that doesn't seem to be enough. The worst part is the one with ...
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How to add a certificate authority (CA) to redhat 5.6

I have Imported a Trusted Root Certification Authority(CA.cer) into Windows,It's working fine on window.Same certificate how to import the redhat 5.6?
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FreeBSD pfsense root CA fails

I have some problem with root CA of my pfsense installation. My test script is this: openssl s_client -showcerts -connect fbstatic-a.akamaihd.net:443 And the answer is: Verify return code: 20 ...
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Renewing Service Certificates for NDES on Windows Server 2008 R2

We currently use the NDES Service on Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise where the same box is also the standalone Certificate Authority. During initial setup, NDES created 2 service certificates for SCEP ...
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Root Certificate Update Solution - Windows Server 2008

We have an application attempting to run licensing checks via http over the web. The machines this software resides on are Server 2008 vm's with no domain configured. While tracking what is ...
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Can I create my own S/MIME certificate for email encryption?

I'm having a bit of an issue here. Bear with me as this may be a case of "not asking the right question". Background: Using Apple Mail. Want to encrypt/decrypt email but GPGMail (and apparently ...
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Enterprise Root CA create CodeSigning Certificate for Multiple Users

Is it possible to have a root CA in the enterprise create a CodeSigning certificate (to be used in a Visual Studio solution) that is registered to more than one user? The way it is now, I am the only ...
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Windows Server 2012 Certificate Stores not updating

According to Microsoft, Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8.1 automatically update Digital Certificates. Microsoft Security Advisory 3050995 https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/3050995 says ...
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Is it necessary to purchase an OID for ADCS?

I am interested in utilizing ADCS to generate trusted certificates for internal web applications. However, from my readings it appears that I need to purchase an OID, which looks pretty expensive. Is ...
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IPSEC for RDP Connections

I am stuck with a wired problem, I am trying to achieve a functionality in which if a certificate is not installed on a system that system won't able to remote desktop the server, he won't even see ...
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Problem with TLS identity not verified

I run a CA server "Microsoft CA Server Enterprise" and I generate certificates then bind the cert to my site. In all clients in my network, I add the cert with certutil -addstore ca org.cer When my ...
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SSL Certificates from nginx only works in Windows IE and Chrome

I have a wildcard certificate and got it signed by AlphaSSL. I followed the steps from here: http://nginx.org/en/docs/http/configuring_https_servers.html#chains to set it up on my nginx server which ...
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Is this SSL certificate chain broken and how to fix it?

For the SSL cert on the domain example.com, some tests tell me that the chain is incomplete and since Firefox keeps its own certificate store, it might fail on Mozilla (1, 2, 3). Others tell me it is ...
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SSL Certifcate Request s2003 DC CA DNS Name not Avaiable

I am trying to submit a request for an SSL certificate on a Domain Controller in order to enable LDAP SSL, and having no end of problems. I am following the information provided at ...
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How do I get alerted to an pending AD CS certificate request?

I want to get a summary report of pending AD CS requests. How would I approach this? Does anything already exist? The problem I'm trying to solve is where a user requests a certificate, and i'm ...
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How to create certificates for local network

I have a local network (a intranet of about 50 to 70 computers) where is a Windows Server 2008 with a ASP.NET MVC application. To encrypt the connection with HTTPS i need a server certificate (not ...
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OS X Not Trusting Thawte Primary Root CA - G3

We recently renewed our Nginx webserver's Thawte SSL certificate. Previously we'd been using SHA1 as the signing algorithm, but this time used SHA256 which leads to a new root certificate known as ...
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Error code: ssl_error_rx_record_too_long

I have nginx with the following setup: server { listen 80; server_name site.com www.site.com; root /home/site/public_html; listen 443; ...
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How do I change the expiration of CRLs with OpenSSL?

I am currently experimenting with my self signed CA. But in order for my devices to work I need a valid CRL. I set the CDP to one of the CDN hosting providers. As I have only 5 certificates issued I ...
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How do I request a certificate from CEP / CES on a Microsoft CA on OSX or Linux?

This article describes how to request a certificate from AD CS (Active Directory Certificate Services) from a non-domain joined windows computer. I would think the same principals apply to non ...
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apache ssl - unable to get local issuer certificate

Somehow just today suddenly my seafile client throwed this error. I don't believe its a seafile issue, because my openssl throws the exact same error: user@nb-user:~$ echo |openssl s_client -connect ...
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setup SSL with CA for multiple local sites in Apache and authenticate in a specific location (Error code: ssl_error_handshake_failure_alert) Ubuntu

i'm trying to implement SSL (HTTPs) on my local web-server to protect specified directories on Apache's websites where a user log's-in, combining SSL and HTTP Authentication Basic. I have follow ...
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Certification authority root certificate expiry and renewal

In 2004, I set up a small certification authority using OpenSSL on Linux and the simple management scripts provided with OpenVPN. In accordance with the guides I found at the time, I set the validity ...
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How to create a digital signature and verify it through a server

I am trying to find out a way to create a digital signature for the employees of my company and place it in a server from where they can retrieve them and attach it with any digital document (Office ...
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After renewing web CA, Outlook 2013 can connect to Exchange 2013 but not Outlook 2010

After renewing web CA, 2013 outlook client are able to connect to 2013 Exchange but not 2010 outlook clients? Anyone run in to this issue please advise!
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CA XCOM Data Transport - XCOMU0474E xcomd is already running. Multiple instances not supported

Does anybody know the problem described below? It's a Red Hat Enterprise Linux running Computer Associates XCOM Data Transport. #/usr/sbin/xcomd 2009/05/18 08:46:48 PRG=xcomd PID=7618 ...
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Setup a non-CA Puppet Master

I would like to set up an additional puppet master to act as a non-CA server. I’ve have installed and am successfully using Passenger. The servers in question are all running CentOS 6.6 and are all ...
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Using rsyslog with TLS without generating a self signed cert

Just about every guide I have seen for using TLS with rsyslog involves generating a self signed cert and using that. If the boxes are already set up with a legit signed cert how do you set up the ...
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Removing Certificate Authority

I'm trying to rename an old server ( 2008 R2 Standard) of ours that will be used for a SQL DEV(Used to be old prod), but the options to change computer name/domain is greyed out. I found that it's ...
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Exchange 2010 to Exchange Online cutover migration error

I am in the middle of an Exchange 2010 to Office 365 cutover migration and i keep getting errors when trying to create a migration endpoint on Office 365 hence the migration can't progress. I have ...
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How to maintain revokation list for client certificates

I have a website running in Windows Server 2012, IIS. User's are authenticated using client certificates. I used to issue client certificates using Certificate Authority MMC snap-in. Since the ...
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What type of SSL certificate I need to create CA? [duplicate]

I've a task to create Certificate Authority for company use. Preferably using "valid" ( not self-signed) certificate. The goal is to issue individual certificates for subdomains, instead of wildcard, ...
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Should I need to provide a root certificate when setting SSL cert on nginx

In Qualys SSL test always warn me that the root certificate is an extra download and can be safely removed. However, from Comodo website, their guide on installing cert on nginx is NGINX Needed for ...
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W2012 R2 AD certificate Services sha algorithm

So shortly after configuring an offline root CA and online AD subordiante CA with SHA512 for future proofing. We discovered a thin client vender (teradici zero client with View 6) only supports SHA1 ...
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haproxy client certificate authentication signed by 'common' CA

I am setting up haproxy as an SSL terminator/load balancer in front of an API that we need to expose over the internet to a customer. The plan was to use mutual (2-way) SSL/HTTPS to verify that both ...
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Windows 2003 Domain - Certificate Authority - New Automatic Certificate Request

I have an issue with a certificate authority in a windows 2003 domain. We need one configured to allow ssl/tls encrypted traffic over LDAP so that our Application Gateway server is able to allow users ...
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Windows server 2008 R2 Certificate Authority error event viewer

I am getting the error "The windows default policy module initialize method returned an error. The specified domain either doesn't exists or could not be contacted the error code is 0x8007054b. The ...
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How to update cURL CA bundle on RedHat?

I am running into issues where the CA bundle that has been bundled with my version of cURL is outdated. curl: (60) SSL certificate problem, verify that the CA cert is OK. Details: error:14090086:SSL ...
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Update CA Bundle on Redhat 6

I have a few Redhat 6 servers that are unable to verify the certificate of an HTTPS site. I have checked, and they don't appear to have a very current CA bundle. The file ...
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override specific DN fields when signing csr

When signing CSR on CA side, how can I override specific DN fields by custom value? I want to ignore what is written in CSR. For example in C= and O= fields and replace them by something static. Other ...
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Automatic S/MIME certificate distribution/outlook integration for signed/encrypted email

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Machine and an Exchange 2010 Server on two seperate machines. The WS2008R2 machine is configured with a certificate authority in which I have configured certificate ...
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Certification Authority Service starts and stops SBS 2008

We moved from a SBS 2003 Server to a SBS 2008 server relatively recently because the SBS 2003 was having major hardware issues. I followed the Migration guide to the letter and everything seemed to ...
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Does the “Enterprise PKI” MMC allow for any automated testing of the PKI?

I'm using the Enterprise PKI snap in to diagnose and check the health of a MSFT PKI system. Is there any way to script/automate this tool to alert me to the pending expiration of a CRL or missing ...