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What is the location of the SQL Server Fallback Certificate?

We are required to use encryption with SQL Server, so we have enabled ForceEncryption. According to the documentation, if a certificate is not provided, SQL Server will generate its own internal ...
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Why is it considered bad practice to only protect one page with SSL instead of whole website

I know that protecting all pages with SSL will slow down the website and add overhead to the server resources. I also see many other websites only protecting their login and registration page, which ...
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Configured MySQL for SSL , but SSL is still DISABLED..!

I configured SSL for MySQL using the following script. #!/bin/bash # mkdir -p /root/abc/ssl_certs cd /root/abc/ssl_certs # echo "--> 1. Create CA cert, private key" openssl genrsa 2048 > ...
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SSL Certificate Class 2 vs Class 3 vs Class 4

I just got a "Premium EV SSL Certificate" form GoDaddy.com. Apparently as of 8 months ago GoDaddy doesn't provide Class 3 Certificates. ...
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Is there a way to have all virtual servers use the same SSL certificate without having multiple IPs?

Is there a way to have all virtual servers,in Apache, use the same SSL certificate without having multiple IPs? I know that you can use a certificate on one site, per port and per IP, but can I make ...
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How do I configure an SSL only site, in a way that doesn't affect browser connection limits

The Yahoo Developer Best Practices recommend using multiple hosts (host1.company.com, host2.company.com, etc..) as a way of overcoming a webbrowsers built in limitation of only issuing two concurrent ...
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1answer
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Should I encrypt an SSL Certificate Request before emailing it?

I need to send a client an SSL Certificate Request (from IIS 6.0) They have requested that it ONLY be sent encrypted using an app like Winzip. My question is. Is this actually an issue? My very ...
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What books will help me learn everything I can about SSL/PKI?

Since SSL is the backbone of the internet, (now technically called TLS), what are some good books I should read up on to understand all aspects of it. I suppose I'll need to learn some math, some PKI ...
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Certificates in SQL Server 2008

I need to implement SSL for transmissions between my application and Sql Server 2008. I am using Windows 7, Sql Server 2008, Sql Server Management Studio, and my application is written in c#. I was ...
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SqlServer 2008 How to correctly install/configure SSL certificate to require encrypted connections

SqlServer 2008 instance is installed on Windows Server 2008 and is running under this identity: NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE SSL cert from third-party CA has been installed in Local Computer\Personal ...
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Why does a web server's public key certificate have to be signed by a certificate authority?

In other words, what would be the security risk of not signing public key certificates by certificate authorites (from a user perspective)? I mean, the data is still encrypted... What could a man in ...