Certificates are a Public Key and Identifying Information

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Multiple domains with SSL on same IP

I know that a dedicated IP is needed for setting up SSL. What happens if we add SSL for domains sharing an IP ? (Namevirtualhost)
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In-house Trusted Certificate

Hi there I'm a developer looking at introducing ClickOnce deployment for an internal .NET Winforms application that will be distributed via the corporate network. Now I would like to deploy this ...
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Apache SSL VirtualHosts on a single IP using UCC/SAN certificate

I need to host several Apache virtual hosts with SSL from a single IP. Now - I understand that because SSL wraps around the HTTP request, there's no way to know which host is being requested until a ...
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Can I be my own trusted CA via an signed intermediate certificate?

Can I get a certificate from a root CA that I can then use to sign my own web server certificates? I would, if possible, use a signed certificate as an intermediate to sign other certs. I know that I ...
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How do I deploy an internal certificate authority?

IE7 aggressively warns about certificate failure; we have some internal sites that run over HTTPS and thus need a valid cert. We appear to have an certificate authority on the intranet that can sign ...
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How to create a multi-domain self-signed certificate for Apache2?

I've got a little private webserver where I have several virtualhosts. I know that it's impossible to assign a certificate to each individual virtualhost, because the server finds out which ...
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Cost of getting in-house certificate authority trusted

My company has an in-house certificate authority that is currently self-signed. Since we want to start using it for external SSL and secure email to our customers, we need to get it trusted. Does ...
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What host name should the SSL certificate for an SMTP server contain?

I have a server foo.example.com at 192.0.2.1 It runs exim to receive e-mail for several of my domains. My domains each have an MX record pointing to mx.example.com, which resolves to 192.0.2.1 If I ...
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Self generate SSL Certificate for IIS6?

Hi guys is it possible to create your own SSL cert for IIS 6? If so does anyone have a link to a good guide on the web? Thank! John
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convert .p7b key to a .pfx

I have an SSL certificate in .p7b format that I need to convert to .pfx. If I try this through the windows certificate managment the option to expert as a .pfx is disabled. Trying with openssl I ...
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Missing Certificate template From certificate to issue

I have following problem: Environement: SERVER 2008 STANDARD EDITION ACTIVE DOMAIN SERVICIES INSTALLED ACTICE CERTIFICATE SERVICIES INSTALLED ENTERPRISE CA INSTALLED I create a duplicate of ...
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How can I work around problems with certificate configuration in Remote Desktop Services?

I am setting up a Remote Desktop Services farm, and am having trouble configuring certificates for it to use. A demonstration of the problem I'm seeing can be found in Step #4. At this point I am ...
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Wildcard SSL certificate for second-level subdomain

I'd like to know if any certificates support a double wildcard like *.*.example.com? I've just been on the phone with my current SSL provider (register.com) and the girl there said they don't offer ...
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How can I use the same key for SSH and SSL (https)

I'm trying to install the development tools for a small team, and I can't get the authentication right. Since we are a distributed team, the server is on the internet. And I'd like to have SSO+zero ...
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Can I use the same wildcard certification for *.domain.com and domain.com

You can make an SSL certificate by using *.domain.com as the name. But unfortunately, this doesn't cover https://domain.com Is there any fix for this?
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How to create certificate .cer file?

I would like to work with certificates and the third part authority send me values: -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- [...]Many letters and digits[...] -----END CERTIFICATE----- -----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE ...
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Generate self signed SSL certificate for apache

I want to create self signed certificate for the website. The old certificate expired few days ago. There are more than one NameVirtualHosts hosted on systems. The commands I am using to create ...
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differences of SSL certificates?

What are differences of SSL certificates for web server, such like extended validation, Smart Seal, wildcards, single root? What certificates are appropriate for what needs?
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802.1x automatically validate certificate in windows clients

We're deploying a wireless networking using Windows Server 2008 NAC as a RADIUS server. When Windows XP or 7 clients connect they initally fail to connect. In order to enable the client to connect we ...
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SSH from Windows to Linux with AD certificates

I have a Windows client machine connected to Active Directory and a Linux server also connected to Active Directory (through PAM w/ LDAP), and I want to be able to do password-less SSH from Windows to ...
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Free OCSP server for testing purposes?

Can anyone recommend a free and simple OCSP server for Windows or Linux?
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Certificate authority expiration

When a certificate authority expires, is it gone for good? Is there a way to renew it? Or should I just generate a new certificate? I don't really want to make a new one because this certificate ...
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How many user/supplicant certificates are needed for WPA2 enterprise on a small network?

I am running WPA2 enterprise for wireless access and I followed the instructions in /etc/raddb/certs/README and the freeRadius site howto. I also read the instructions in the privacywonk site. The ...
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Setting up https with a self-signed certificate on Apache

I'm trying to set up HTTPS on Apache, using a self-signed certificate. But instead of displaying the page, I get a bunch of weird errors. An a different error from each browser! From Chrome: ...
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How to manage a web servers SSL private key protection (password vs. no password)?

We have a discussion in my company's security group about what's the worse of the following options to manage SSL private key. The web server needs access to the private key for the encryption ...
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Can Https work without a certificate?

Recently our infrastructure team told our development team that you do not need a certificate for https. They mentioned that the only benefit of buying a certificate was to give the consumer peace of ...
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Certificate problems with Apache LDAPS access

I have a Subversion server running on Ubuntu 11.04 using Apache, and I'm trying to hook the authentication up with LDAPS. I got the Apache config file set up to authenticate against LDAP (sans the S) ...
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puppet cert mismatch in ec2

I'm setting up a puppetmaster (2.7.6) in ec2 via gems (on rhel6) and I'm running into problems with the cert names and getting the master able to talk to itself. my puppet.conf looks like this: ...
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Wildcard certificate problem

My client bought wildcard certificate for domain example.com. We have setup ssl on website which is used under something.more.example.com and the wildcard certificate is reporting problems. Is there a ...
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ssl certificate for www.example.com and example.com

I used make-dummmy-cert that comes with apache 2.2 and ssl_mod to make a self-signed certificate. I tried making it for www.example.com, example.com, or *.example.com, but none of them would work for ...
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How do you revoke a certificate?

In a network of more than 300 machines all running on Windows Server 2003 and clients running Windows 2000 Professional and Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Certification Server in enterprise CA ...
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Windows CA to issue certificate to authenticate SSH to a Linux server

I have a Windows Server Root Certificate Authority, Linux SSH server, and users with Windows SSH clients. The Linux box is not part of the AD domain (and probably never will be [sigh]) OpenSSH 5.4 ...
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Install Certificate in RDP-TCP properties

I'm trying to get certificates to work on our Windows 2008 Terminal server. Currently when we log on using RDP 6.1 client we get an certificate warning saying that the rdp.geas.local certificate is ...
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Deploy root/trusted publisher certificate file to windows machines

I have a self-signed .cer certificate that I need to deploy to roughly a 1000 machines, running a variety of Windows versions from Windows XP and Server 2003 up to Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2. SCCM ...
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SSL Cert Vendors

We have a website that has an SSL Certificate from GoDaddy. Our Japanese Office is reporting that some of their clients cannot access the secure site via their mobile phone. Apparently one of the ...
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Does Apache needs to know about intermediate certificates for client authentication?

I have a following hierarchy of certificates. And I need to do a client authentication on Apache. . └── root (CA) - self signed ├── intermediate 1 (CA) | ├── client1 | ├── client2 ...
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Can Windows log CryptoAPI CRL timouts?

I suspect that the process of building the CRL cache may cause latency in some applications. We have several .NET applications that occasionally "act slow" with no CPU or disk access. I suspect that ...
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Do I need to back up the SQL Server Encryption Password and Symmetric Key?

I'm trying to setup SQL Server to use Cell-Level Encryption on some sensitive data. It seems straightforward per this example on the MSDN: Create the Master Key with a strong password. Create a ...
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IIS7 Not sending Intermediate SSL Certificate

We have a GlobalSign Domain certificate for our domain. I've installed the certificate into IIS and added the GlobalSign Domain Intermediate certificate to the Intermediate certification authorities ...
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How can I make apache request a client SSL certificate without needing to verify it against a known CA?

I'm using apache2 (2.2.3) to serve a site where I'd like to have clients authenticate with certificates. Since I only need to verify that a user presenting a particular certificate is the same user ...
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Do I really need client certificates to be signed by a trusted CA?

Suppose I have a site that I want users to be able to log into with client certificates. As I understand it, the client is presenting the site with the public half of a keypair and proving that they ...
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Issuing client certificates to customers

What's the best approach for issuing client certificates to customers? Should we run our own certificate services (we're on Win 2008 R2), and issue them that way? Is there a CA that will issue them ...
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Apache Client Certificate Authentication

How can I configure Apache 2 (on Ubuntu 10.04) to use Client Certificate Authentication where my domain (secure.somedomain.com) is secured by a third party trusted SSL certificate, and the client ...
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Storing RSA Private Key un-encrypted

We have our infrastructure on amazon ec2. Because we are growing we are setting up a basic Web Server AMI image that we will use to launch new servers as we need them. The main problem is that when ...
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WPA2 enterprise: username/password-prompt-less setup on a mixed network: XP/SP3, Mac OS X, Linux, iOS

I asked a question recently about setting up WPA2 enterprise, and I have a couple of ancillary questions. First, regarding the use of the OpenSSL cnf files for the certificate generation. I have a ...
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Wildcard SSL Certificates with Exchange 2010?

Is anyone using a Wildcard Cert with Exchange 2010 please? We currently have a bunch of individual whatever.domain.com SSL certificates and as several are expiring soon it would be an ideal ...
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Removing Cert Server from AD

My CA server crashed. It was used to deploy certs to messenger clients for live communication. I am no longer using live communication. I removed the server object from AD but my clients and servers ...