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Apr
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accepted What are the benefits of a self signed certificate on a live site?
Apr
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comment What are the benefits of a self signed certificate on a live site?
I understand, you wouldn't be confident in knowing it was really Bob, but at least you could be confident knowing that no one is sniffing your conversation with said "Bob". Hence the need for both, encryption AND authentication. I just didn't understand why I needed to have a cert if all I wanted to do was encrypt my pay load.
Apr
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comment What are the benefits of a self signed certificate on a live site?
Thanks Eddie. I knew the trust issue was the big one, I was wondering if there was anything else I should be thinking about.
Apr
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comment What are the benefits of a self signed certificate on a live site?
I was under the assumption that a CA provides authentication, but that using the https protocol encrypts your pay load. However, in order to use the https protocol, don't you have to have a cert?
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