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Questions tagged [ssl-certificate]

SSL certificates are used to encrypt and authenticate connections to network servers, most popularly for web servers but also email, file transfers, and other network connections.

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Make firefox more accepting of self-signed SSL certs

Is there any plugin or setting for firefox that can simplify the invalid SSL certificate process to a single click, or even not put up any errors and just display a warning indicator? Working on a ...
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Peer's Certificate has been revoked

I just upgraded our web server with a renewed cert as our current cert expires later this week. When I browse to our site via FF it is throwing this error: Secure Connection Failed An error ...
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mod_ssl: SSL handshake interrupted by system [Hint: Stop button pressed in browser?!] (System error follows)

in my error_log I'm getting following msg [error] mod_ssl: SSL handshake interrupted by system [Hint: Stop button pressed in browser?!] (System error follows) IE wouldn't even load page, yet firefox ...
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Must have SSL Cert Providers? [closed]

I am looking into getting an SSL certificate and was wondering what the best providers are? Please base your answer on price and supported browsers. I am shopping around for the best deal, but also ...
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Can you get an Extended Validation SSL certificate that applies to unlimited subdomains?

Can you get an Extended Validation SSL certificate that applies to unlimited subdomains? Does it make technical sense? I'm using Digicert and they said that it wasn't possible to offer such a ...
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How do I enable mutual SSL in IIS7 with a self-signed certificate?

I've created a self-signed certificate in IIS7. Then I exported this certificate to a .pfx and then installed it on the client machine's IE browser. Then I set "Require Client Certificate" on the ...
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SSL Ajax type of certificate for the static domain (image + js)

I have a page that is SSL and has a valid certificate extended. (mainpage.com) But this page request some static content to another domain(page-static.com), basicly images and js. Actually i have ...
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Can I use my existing SSL certificates on a new server with Plesk? [closed]

We are migrating to a Virtual Private Server running on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and with a Plesk configuration panel. We have some valid SSL certificates on the old server, which I would like to use on the ...
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Exchange Certificate Issue

We recently signed up to a 3rd party hoster for filtering spam emails. It required blocking at the ISA firewall and only allowing port 25 in and outbound, also with setting relays to their subnetts ...
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ssl_error_bad_mac_alert error in Firefox

I've installed an SSL cert onto an Apache2 server which serves intranet content. Internet Explorer 6/7 and Safari 4 can connect to the site just fine. However, when I attempt to access the site with ...
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choosing the right SSL certificate

We're looking to purchase some SSL certificates to secure the login pages of ecommerce sites. It is not required to secure the actual payment process as this is protected by a third party with its own ...
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Non-Wildcard SSL Certificate and Subdomains

I want to protect the login form of my blog application with an SSL certificate and I'd also like to have some subdomains set up for things like the Mint web stats package. Is this even possible using ...
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Automate SSL purchase and install process

We have a PHP/MySQL application that we deploy from a central source to a number of different servers - all CentOS 5 running with WHM/cPanel. Our deployment process allows us to roll out new clones of ...
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SSL Certificate Location on UNIX/Linux

Is there any standard or convention for where SSL certificates and associated private keys should go on the UNIX/Linux filesystem? Thanks.
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What is the difference between site certificate and signing certificate?

Would like to know if there is any difference between 'site certificate' and 'signing certificate' if any? Thanks.
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Unable to locally verify issuer's authority?

We have strange problem where IE7 shows no signs of error, but Firefox and Linux tools do. For example, a wget test one might use in monitoring SSL availability for systems (Public DNS and IP ...
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Should I buy a SSL Certificate? [closed]

My website is new and is not a fully ecommerce website. But there is a page(purchase.html) where I would sell some toys. The rest are just like a blog, contain information. If thats the case, do I ...
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How to authenticate ssl client certificates with nginx front-end?

I have some URL's that I like protecting with ssl client certificates using directives like these in my apache configs: SSLVerifyClient require SSLVerifyDepth 10 SSLRequireSSL SSLOptions +...
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What do CAs (Certificate Authority) deliver from CSR?

I need an SSL certificate for an HTTPS server. I'd like to offer the choice between self-signed and CA-signed certificates. I can generate a self-signed SSL certificate with the following OpenSSL ...
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IIS6: Web Site presenting the wrong SSL certificate

Consider an IIS6 installation with multiple Web Sites. Each is intended to be a different subdomain with its own cert (not a wildcard cert). Each has their host-header specified properly. foo.example....
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Cannot create self-signed SSL certificate with IIS 7

I'm trying to create a self-signed certificate from within the IIS 7 snap-in, with little luck. When prompted for a friendly name for the certificate, I type in the name, and click OK, but then I am ...
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MS SQL 2000 and SSL Certificate

I'm trying to set up a MS SQL 2000 server to use an already existing SSL certificate installed on the server. I verified that the certificate shows up in the Personal/Certificate folder of the ...
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Can I host a subsite on a separate server and use SSL?

I'm very new to this but I am wondering if this is possible and if so how. I have a website http://mysite/ which currently hosts some content. I want to host another website on a separate server but ...
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Installing ActiveSync SSL Certificate

I know very little about activesync setup on mobile devices. I have a Samsung SGH-i900 running Windows Mobile 6.1 We are running Exchange in the company. I know from reading through google that a ...
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What is wrong with this SSL certificate?

I'm running a Java servlet application with Jetty. Now i wanted to make it more user friendly and require a certificate. After importing (see above) the browser (FF) still reclaims an unsecure self-...
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Same SSL Cert for VSFTPD and Apache?

Sorry if this is a real newb question, but is it possible/good practice to use the same SSL certificate for two different daemons? I have VSFTPD running which I want to setup to run with FTPS. I ...
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Creating a single .pem file for web server SSL

To use SSL, the web server that I am using requires the location of a single .pem file (-ssl_cert xyz.pem) I have a certificate issued by GoDaddy. They gave me the file: banana.crt The preceding ...
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Which wildcard SSL cert vendors allow you to set up the same cert on multiple servers? [closed]

We are looking to set up a service where multiple boxes, in different data centers, would allow HTTPS access. We are looking to set to buy a wildcard SSL cert to handle any number of vanity sub ...
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Can I build my own Extended Validation SSL certificate?

I can create by own CA and generate a self signed SSL certificate this way. But what does it take to make the browser show the certificate as being an "Extended Validation SSL certificate" ? Can I ...
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How do you defend against the BlackHat 2009 null-character SSL exploit?

The details are here: http://hackaday.com/2009/07/29/black-hat-2009-breaking-ssl-with-null-characters/ One recommendation per post please.
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How do you track domain/certificate registrations over time?

Every once and a while I see stories about a site being hacked, but it turns out that the domain registration just expired and someone else grabbed the domain and redirected DNS. I've also been to ...
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SSL Certificates are about to expire. What should I do?

I have two SSL Certificates setup on two domains on my IIS6 Server. One certificate is through godaddy, and the other is through my host (1and1). Do I need to renew these or do I need to buy new ones ...
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Why do Windows Updates kill self-signed SSL certificates?

It seems that every time Windows auto-installs security updates, all of our secure sites return "connection was reset..." messages. After I remove and reapply new self-signed SSL certificates, the ...
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RHEL/Apache ssl.conf configuration issue

We've got multiple subdomains, each with it's own virtualhost entry in httpd.conf and (for those supporting https) in ssl.conf as well. Our main www subdomain has a GoDaddy cert associated with it. ...
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Certificate Trusts Lists in IIS7

I am trying to enable mutual authentication for my WebService hosted in IIS7. I have the server side cert setup and working but cannot figure out how to get a Certificate Trust List created and setup ...
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differences of SSL certificates?

What are differences of SSL certificates for web server, such like extended validation, Smart Seal, wildcards, single root? What certificates are appropriate for what needs?
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How to fix mail server SSL?

Our mail server was originally set up using self-created certificates. However when those expired, and I tried to recreate them, the whole thing just blew up. Since I know it will be important, we are ...