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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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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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How to split a PEM file

Note : This is not really a question because I already found the answer but since I didn't find it easily here I will post it so that it can benefit others. Question : How to read a concatenated PEM ...
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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 ...
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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 ...