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How to properly create CA certificate and sign the SSL/TLS cert to use in Apache for localhost?

This worked for me: Generate CA certificate. openssl req -x509 -new -nodes -newkey rsa:2048 -keyout myCA.key \ -sha256 -days 1825 -out myCA.crt -subj /CN='localhost ca' Generate the server ...
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What is the role of Subject Name (SN) / Subject Alternative Name (SAN) in Microsoft Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)?

A certificate binds a public key to a subject. The subject of a certificate is the details of the holder. Your question is like asking "What is the purpose of a Name on a passport?". Both ...
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Is Certificate Signing Request (CSR) only generated once?

Generally spoken, a private key file should never leave the machine it has been generated on. The private key / certificate mechanism was invented in a way which makes this possible. The private key ...
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Nginx not being able to find new certificate

If you look at your error message, you'll see "/etc/letsencrypt/live//fullchain.pem" as the name of the file it's trying to load. Your certificate is at /etc/letsencrypt/live/$...
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Auto renew Wildcard Certificates on multiple Azure subscriptions

When you are using Azure Wildcard SSL certificates, auto-renewal is tied to the original subscription where the certificate was created. So this means if you import/export the certificate to other ...
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Nginx SSL handshake issue

As @symcbean stated in his comment, the matter here is that nginx is not using tls. Because you didn't configure it appropriately. You should tell it not only to listen on 443 but also that must be an ...
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