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How does OpenSSL determine that a certificate is for a root CA?

I have a Verisign intermediate certificate that was issued by a Verisign root CA. But when I ask OpenSSL to validate the chain without providing the root CA certificate, OpenSSL says the chain is ...
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1answer
69 views

Alternatives to a Trusted Root certificate

Given a SSL-protected site that was formerly whitelisted (Allow from x.x.x.x etc), and and a requirement from a customer to change the way authentication works, to use X.509 HTTPS Client verification. ...
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2answers
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Can you re-use a SSL certificate across platforms?

Let's say I want to buy a wildcard SSL that I can use for web servers, spanning across a multitude of different servers and platform. I could issue a CSR for each and every one of them, with their ...
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1answer
258 views

SSL certificate for Oracle Application Server 11g

I was asked to get an SSL certificate for an "Oracle Application Server 11g" which has a soon-to-expire certificate. Brushing aside the fact that 10g seems to be the newest version, I got a ...
2
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2answers
151 views

x509 Authentication for SSL IRC

Does anyone know if it's possible to do client authentication with x509 signed certificates on any IRCd server? We'd like to set up a work irc server (yes, that's really what we want), but it'd be a ...
2
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4answers
259 views

Is there a provider that offers free SSL certificates that don't give a warning in Firefox 4?

I am looking to install SSL certificates for frequently used https services. I used to use StartSSL for this, but they "temporarily" stopped offering their services. I wonder if there are any other ...
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4answers
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Is a Self Signed SSL Certificate a False Sense of Security?

Is a Self Signed SSL certificate a false sense of security? If you are being eavesdropped, the user will simply accept the certificate like he/she always does.
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1answer
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Apache not Forwarding Client x509 Certificate to Tomcat via mod_proxy

I am having difficulties getting a client x509 certificate to be forwarded to Tomcat from Apache using mod_proxy. From observations and reading a few logs it does seem as though the client x509 ...
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1answer
1k views

Client-side certificates (Apache, Linux, OpenSSL)

My company purchased a wildcard certificate from a vendor. This certificate was successfully configured with Apache 2.2 to secure a subdomain. Everything on the SSL side works. Now I'm required to ...
3
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3answers
219 views

Client-side certificates

My company purchased a wildcard certificate from a vendor. This certificate was successfully configured with Apache 2.2 to secure a subdomain. Everything on the SSL side works. Now I'm required to ...
2
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2answers
298 views

Can I restrict SSL access to Tomcat by Extended Key Usage?

I'd like to restrict the SSL access to a Tomcat instance using certificates, and not relying on any "user" accounts. I have a CA which is being used to sign the certificates, but if I configure ...
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2answers
5k views

Save Remote SSL Certificate via Linux Command Line

Can you think of any linux command-line method for saving the certificate presented by a HTTPS server? Something along the lines of having curl/wget/openssl make a SSL connection and save the cert ...
2
votes
3answers
460 views

Configuring a Unified Communications Certificate for many virtual hosts running in Jetty

I have a single IP with Jetty serving up X sites on port 80. Basically you can sign up for our service, then point your domain www.mycompany.com to that IP, and Jetty will serve up your custom site. ...
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6answers
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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 ...