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When to use self-signed certificate with RDWeb?

I want to make sure the users connection is as secure as possible. Our RDWeb server has a .local name (for this question it will be called rdweb.contoso.local) and a public name: rdweb.contoso.com ...
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Are self-signed SSL certificates secure?

I want to have a secure connection, when I log into my webmail, phpMyAdmin, etc. Therefore I signed my own SSL certificates with OpenSSL and told Apache to listen on port 443. Is this in fact ...
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What are the risks of trusting a self-signed certificate on a development machine?

We have development machines that test web applications under development over https, because the deployed app operates over https. We have a couple of internal url's set up in our hosts file, so ...
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A non interactive alternative to makecert

I have a need to create a self signed certificate non interactively. Unfortunately, the only tool that I know of (makecert) is interactive - it uses GUI to ask for a password. My OS is Windows (from ...
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signed applet automatically running as insecure

My application is deployed as a self-signed applet to several thousand users at more than 50 schools across the country (in Norway). The user is presented with the standard Java security warning ...