Public key certificate - also digital certificate or identity certificate. A document that contains information about a user's or machine's identity, matched up with its public key, and is validated and cryptographically signed by a certificate authority. Certificates are intended to provide a ...

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DNSCrypt not working - server certificate possibly expired

I have been using DNSCrypt for a few days (used this guide to install dominustemporis.com/2014/05/dnscrypt-on-windows-update/) and it has been working fine for a few days. Today I switched on my ...
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Issues with adding new root certificate in windows 8.1

I'm trying to implement my own self signed certificate for testing purposes but I'm running into some issues with Windows 8.1 on my computer. For some reason the certmgr.msc doesn't give me the option ...
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Encrypted alert with code 21 for connection

I've got a device that connected to the server and successfully did the handshake and received application data, however later when client sends keep-alive requests server sends back encrypted alert ...
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SSL Certificates Simple questions

I was busy studying SSL certificates and i know that certificates are used for Authentication, which verifies the identity of someone or something. Privacy, which ensures that information is only ...
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Importing StartSSL Key

A few months ago I signed up for a Free StartSSL certificate but I didn't realize that you needed to install that certificate if you wanted to later log in to the control panel. Now I'm stuck trying ...
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OpenSSL error: error:00000001:lib(0):func(0):reason(1)

can somebody help me understanding that error? I found: Whatever method you use to generate the certificate and key files, the Common Name value used > for the server and client certificates/keys ...
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Where to find Certificate Authority list from Microsoft, Google, Chromium, Android? [closed]

I am looking for online resources - website or whatever - published by Microsoft and Google, indicating which Certificate Authorities they trust in OSes and browsers they distribute. For Google, I'm ...
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How to configure Firefox to warn or reject SHA-1 signed certificates?

Is there a way to configure Firefox either through an add-on, plugin, or other setting that will either reject or warn whenever it encounters a certificate that has been signed using SHA-1?
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IE10: Website security certificate issue + “continue” button missing

I am developing a web app and am using self-signed SSL certificates. I'm trying to test my site on Internet Explorer 10 in a modern.ie VM (in VirtualBox). When I visit the site, ...
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how to change ssl certificate serial number

I upgraded the linux full release on a server. As part of the process I generated a new local ssl certificate key set with genkey. However the serial number remained the same and client apps such as ...
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How can I get my company proxy's root certificate (with Firefox)?

I'm facing a similar problem as in Firefox: This connection is untrusted + Behind corporate firewall that is, I'm getting "this connecting is untrusted" whenever I try to connect via https, as ...
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Do I need to regenerate certificates on master in order to use centralized CA in Puppet

I have a set up where I use two monolithic PE-Puppet 3.3.2 installations as puppet masters. I need to make one of these a CA and the other just a master for nodes. The nodes should not contact CA ...
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Are URL based SSL / certificates possible at IIS?

Is there a way to change the used certificate / ssl encryption depending on the visited url? We are using IIS 7 and later. Edit: We plan to develop and deploy web applications to our customers. It ...
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How to bulk extract personal certificates on Windows?

We are upgrading computers to Win7 and I've found a computer with 300+ personal certificates and we need to save all of them. Is there a way to bulk export them?
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Install root certificate authority on Ubuntu

First off I am not sure whether I have the correct terminology. What I mean by certificate authority is a verified certificate distributor such that if I goto a website in my Browser that is HTTPS ...
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How do I configure my system to trust a CA for a specific subset of domains?

The company I work for has a number of internal web services accessible over HTTPS. These services use SSL/TLS certificates signed by an internal certificate authority which is only trusted by ...
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How to bypass the “secure connection failed” warning in Firefox 33

Since installing Firefox 33 a "Secure Connection Failed" error is no longer bypassable using the "I Understand the Risks" button - it's gone! Is it still somehow possible to ignore certificate ...
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Requesting a server authentication certificate

I encountered problem when I go to http://localhost/certsrv in Windows Server 2008 R2 I cannot find option to - Create and Submit A Request To This CA. What I find is completely different. I would add ...
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View text version of remote server SSL certificate from linux command line

Does anyone know of a linux one-liner that can be used to download an SSL certificate from a remote server and decode it to text? I think the last step would involve openssl x509 -text -noout but the ...
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Using CERT Tapioca on VirtualBox

I'm attempting to use Cert Tapioca (http://www.cert.org/blogs/certcc/post.cfm?EntryID=203) in Virtual Box so that I can test the SSL/HTTPS security of all the sites I have browsed. What I did is, ...
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Can I extract a certificate private key from the windows certificate store in a disk image?

After re-installing Windows 7 I notice that I seem to have failed to export the private key for one of my client certificates (for Internet Explorer use). When viewing the certificate in IE, it ...
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How to know which Certificates to leave in my browser, and which to remove

I would like to tighten up security a bit, so I am disabling unneeded certs from my browsers. For instance, the "WoSign CA Limited" cert from China I obviously don't need, yet "Thawte Consulting cc" I ...
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Using the windows certificate store for git SSH

I am currently working on setting up a build environment that will use OpenSSH with certificates as the primary authentication method (Certificates, not public-private keys). The build environment ...
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Is it possible to use certutil to export multiple certificates from a local client machine store, to a .p7b file?

Is it possible to use certutil to export multiple certificates from a local client machine store, to a .p7b file? Scenario: We have a few legacy certificates based on some legacy templates (2012 R2). ...
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Why is the local certificate store missing in Windows 8.1?

I am trying to import a self-signed certificate into che local certificate store of the Trusted Root CAs on my Windows 8.1 machine, but that store is missing. Importing it into the Trusted Root CAs ...
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CDP set on a CA does not appear in the issued certificate

I have a working but undermanaged two-level enterprise CA structure on a Microsoft Active Directory environment - a root CA, an enterprise subordinate CA with templates, and a couple of supporting ...
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Error on “-e” parameter when running makecert command in powershell

I am trying to run the following command in Powershell on a machine running Server 2012: makecert -r -pe -n CN="*.$domainVariable" -b 01/01/2000 -e 01/01/2036 -eku 1.3.6.1.5.5.7.3.1 -ss my -sr ...
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Can I use a “Microsoft Office” Digital ID / certificate to sign PDFs in Adobe Acrobat?

I've been needing to sign PDFs lately - fortunately everyone's been fine with me using a self-signed certificate, however I feel it's unprofessional. I'm looking for a personal certificate I can use ...
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How to sign a CSR on windows

I've got a custom certificate that I'm using as a local root authority. This certifcate has a private key on my machine and is stored in the "Personal" certificates store of the "Local Machine" ...
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Does a certificate from “open.nsa.gov” in firefox mean the browser defaultly trusts the NSA?

While exploring Firefox options I see that I have a certificate identifying the NSA, issued by the US Government. I don't recall adding this at any point and don't really want my machine trusting the ...
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How to turn off Opera security incomplete certificate message?

While I'm browsing the Internet, Opera always pop out a lots of these Server certificate chain incomplete boxes. Several times it pops out tons of them . Even if I click to remember my choice or ...
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OpenVPN security, authentication

I would like to know if this config can be enhanced, in particular i wanted to ask if OVPN certificate-auth can be considered somewhat secure'ish ... ? For example : would any client be able to ...
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Why can`t we treat SSL Certs like Pgp keys instead of trusting CAs? [closed]

I am dumb and stupid and I do not know all the technical aspects of SSL and server/client side implications and implementations. However I understand them good enough from user point of view to use ...
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RootCertificate popup does install

When connecting to my university's wifi, it keeps popping up with a certificate (root) that needs to be install, I select yes [yes|no|view details] But I am not sure if it installs the certificate ...
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PKCS12 key from Winserver2008 cert authority

I have created a standalone cert authority in windows server 2008. I can use certreq (from that same box) to generate a cert with the appropriate CN, etc, and ensure that the private key is ...
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Windows (partially) claims I have a private key for a foreign certificate

We have a MS Word document template with vba code produced and signed by an external firm. When I view the details of the signing certificate from within Word vba developer tools, it shows up with ...
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How to make computer (or user) trust signed software

I have an application, which I sign and timestamp using a code-signing certificate issued by thawte, with intermediate authority Thawte code signing CA - G2. The signature is OK (as it shows in file ...
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Java allowing self-signed certificates but option is disabled

Java does not want to run an application with self-signed certificate, I'm using java 1.6u45 the option in the Java Control Panel under Security -> General -> "Allow user to grant permissions to ...
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FTPS certificate email address has different domain than the Organization name

Wondering if this should be of any concern. We received a FTPS ip which is SSL enabled. (This is not SFTP). Filezilla - the FTP client shows a certificate where the organization name say 'XYZ Inc' and ...
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How to get digicert high assurance in my Mac

I removed Digicert high assurance certificate from the keychain. Now when I visit facebook.com or other ssl websites from chrome, they don't open and I get an SSL error, e.g.: How can I to get ...
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Convert whole .pem Certificate to hexadecimal

I want to convert a whole pem-Certificate in hexadecimal. I tried it with: openssl x509 -modulus -noout < cert.pem| sed s/Modulus=/0x/ I'n not sure about it, if this is the right way to do. Am I? ...
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SSL certificate error attempting to download Homebrew?

I've been trying to download and install Homebrew for my Mac (OS 10.9.4) using the install script on the home page, but the download fails with a SSL certificate error (see log below). I understand ...
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Chrome won't trust DigiCert SSL. I have to trust it manually.

I have been having this problem for a while. I have found this thread which exactly my problem but it didn't solve my problem. Why won't OS X trust GitHub's SSL certificate? I also tried ...
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Force java to accept self signed certificates

OK, I know about the excepction list, but adding individual URLs to the exception filter is not the way I want to proceed. I already have click-to-run enabled, therefore if I want to run a java ...
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Change Windows 7 RDP host certificate expiration date

My Windows 7 desktop computer uses a self-signed certificate to identify its RDP host. So to prevent a man-in-the-middle attack, I have to manually verify the thumbprint the first time my RDP client ...
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Why does https://gmail.com/ produce no SSL error while using a bad certificate?

It looks like https://gmail.com uses an SSL certificate which is for the hostname mail.google.com. As the SSL certificate hostname does not match the browser URL, why does this work? I should get a ...
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IE/Chrome add permanent SSL certificate exception?

How can I add a permanent SSL certificate exception for certain websites? These sites have certificates signed by some root CA which I do not want to trust. When I tried to manually install the ...
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Netflix SSL certificate shows up when trying to visit https://www.google.com

I'm on a hotel Wi-Fi network where occasionally the following message shows up in Chrome when trying to visit any Google sites over HTTPS: The SSL certificate reported when this happens is This ...
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HTTPS certificates invalid on Safari, Chrome on specific user account

Safari and Chrome report invalid certificates on certain HTTPS sites (for example GitHub and Bitbucket). Firefox strangely shows a green valid certificate. I've created a new OS X user and everything ...
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Server Certificates Missing in IIS

On my Windows Server 2012 R2 box, when I connect to it through Remote Desktop, I'm trying to setup a server certificate but in IIS, in the "IIS" group, there is no Server Certificates feature. I ...