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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Why do I get a certificate error trying to setup a Ubuntu Cloud?

I'm trying to install an Ubuntu cloud on my home network - I've been following this guide. When I arrived at STEP 6: Install an image from the store PART 3: Click on the Store tab I get the following ...
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Corrupted (SSL) keystore / spotting bogus SSL certificates

Disclaimer: I am new to SSL, find it a little confusing, and need an answer somewhat quickly. I was told that there was a danger that my "keystore" might be corrupted, so I am trying to examine it ...
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Error installing certificates with private keys

I got a PFX file with a private key (it was imported from another Windows installation and the button "Export Private Keys" was pressed). I installed it, and got the message that the import was ...
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IE9: Permanently accept untrusted certificate

When accessing a website via HTTPS which has an untrusted certificate, Internet Explorer 9 always shows me the following error message: Is there a way to import the certificate permanently, so that ...
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Using Opera, how do I override a bad SSL certificate?

We have an intranet website at work that has a bad SSL certificate. (I think the problem is the cert server name does not match the host.) Before you tell me "get a correct SSL cert", I will tell ...
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How do add a certificate from a self-signed server to trusted certificates in Chrome?

I have a dedicated server with a wiki and want to secure it so nobody can read my articles by sniffing my pages. I do not want to pay for a valid certificate so I created a self-signed certificate. ...
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Use Generic OEM Disc to install Windows XP on Name Brand Computer

I have an old HP desktop that needs to have Windows XP reinstalled. It has Windows XP Pro on it and I have a generic Windows XP Pro OEM disc that is missing a key. Is it possible to use a generic ...
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Is it possible to show all certificates of a node (windows 7)

Is it possible to show also local Computer Certificates as non-Administrator? Over mmc.exe it's not possible...
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Certificate issue on remote desktop

see the below link: Certificate issue on remote desktop I have 2 PCs with Windows 7 Ultimate. Both are in NETHOME, and are connected with a crossover cable. PC 1: computer name = alfa -> (main PC) , ...
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Store personal certificates encrypted in Windows?

I recently got my self an email S/MIME signing/encrypting certificate. I installed this on my Windows machine, which, obviously, required me to enter the password I used to encrypt the certificate, ...
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Remote Desktop Connection - How to get the certificate prompt back?

I just tried remoting to my work PC from home and got the "identity cannot be verified" prompt like the one below. I marked the "Don't ask me again for connections to this computer" box, and then ...
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Keychain access very slow after certificate problems

I have a MacBookPro. one day updates started refusing to install because it said the certificate is missing or invalid and someone is doing a man in the middle on me. Same thing went for the Mac App ...
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Certificate error with Internet Explorer 9

one of my coworkers installed IE9 on their computer. They are now having trouble accessing some websites that once worked(and still work) in other browsers. One example is this page: https://secure....
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how to recover from Internet Explorer certificate errors in Windows XP SP3

my Internet Explorer works properly on some sites and on others it does not work,I would like to know what does it mean when the Internet Explorer displays certificate errors and how can I recover ...
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Import Java Trusted Certificate to JRE

I need to install a certificate from a Java app to a lot of people. I want to use a one click program or batch file to import it as a Trusted Certificate(in Control Panel->Security->Certificate). Then ...
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There is a problem with this website's security certificate

My job has an Outlook Exchange Server so we can access our work email from the web. However, every time I attempt to log in, I get this message: "There is a problem with this website's security ...
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Chrome CA cert Security Error

A few days ago Chrome stopped accepting my CA certificates. Now it just says: Invalid Server Certificate You attempted to reach my-domain, but the server presented an invalid certificate. ...
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Tortoise SVN Error Validating Server Certificate

I just updated the certificate on one of my sites due to the old one expiring. The new certificate verifies fine in Internet Explorer 9, Chrome, and Firefox 4 - but when trying to browse/check out the ...
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StartSSL Free Certificate and Plesk, https connection still unsecure

I'd just installed my certs correctly into my Plesk 8.3.0, I encountered some trouble with the "CA didn't sign the certificate" warning message but I solved it. Right now it seems to me that I ...
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Stunnel - how to generate pem file simply on Windows [closed]

Somebody suggest me stunnel. We want to use for encrypt requests. This is seems to be easier than OpenVPN. The problem that I don't have SSH or other tool in the Windows server, and I don't have ...
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Limit USB drive use to computer with certificate

The problem. USB drives are not allowed in our company but we have a few computers which are not on the network and have deep freeze installed.We need to be able to allow a few users to move files to ...
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Possible to set up my own certificate for a web server, and make my computers trust it?

I have a server with some web applications, and I'd like to enable HTTPS to minimize the chance of someone picking up my authentication information. However, I don't really want to shell out for ...
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Where does outlook express or Firefox store certificates?

I've lost my Windows XP instance (something broke so that I couldn't run a single program after startup, so I switched to Linux). I still have that partition, readable. Now I need my StartSSL ...
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Why do I get “Incorrect Password” when connecting to a Mumble server? I never even used a password!

I just reinstalled Mumble, and now when I try to login on my favourite server I get «Incorrect Password». Why is that?
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Windows Live Mail, Sec. Exception on an Account

I have one email account that have a unaccepted certificate. The Thunderbird, and Opera can handle this with a Security Exception. But Windows Live Mail ask a question in every starting, and because ...
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IE8 and certificate issues following Service Pack 1 install on Windows 7

When trying to open Internet Explorer 8 under a different user account, I get the following error: There is a problem with this website's security certificate. I found this post which describes ...
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How to I make a Windows certificate exportable?

I'm looking for a tool or solution that would allow me make a certificate that is marked as non-exportable to be exportable. I am aware about Jailbreak tool but because the tool does not fully ...
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Recover Certificates from FUBARed windows installation

Can you recover personal certificates from a Windows XP install that just won't boot? I want to reinstall Windows on the PC but I want to backup everything first, including the old certificates.
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Install new root certificate authority (CA) in windows

I am trying to use ninite to get my new laptop set up quickly. However when I try to install, windows complains about the CA. The website ninite.com also shows certificate problems. They use a root CA ...
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How do I use a client certificate with uzbl?

Simple task: I'd like to use uzbl, but I need to visit a couple of sites with client certificates. Chrome uses my local cert storage, I suppose uzbl can do that too. But how?
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Continually getting https Certificate Errors on all browsers

I recently switched to a new laptop running Windows 7. For some reason I am constantly getting certificate errors when hitting sites where I really shouldn't be getting them - twitter, picasa, google ...
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How to install authrootstl.cab offline?

When I try to install the authrootstl.cab offline it won't work. The certificates are installed but Windows doesn't trust the file, and will continue to try to download it. It says the list signing ...
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Trusted Root certificates regularly disappear on Windows 7

I've installed several self-signed certificates on my Windows 7 Ultimate x64 machine for development purposes. One was installed into Trusted Root CAs and 2 were installed into My Certificates and ...
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Is there a way to extract a “private certificate key” from Chrome and import it into Firefox?

This is a classical Catch-22 situation. I was using online banking the other day under Chrome. I had to order a digital certificate so that I could extend my privileges. The stupid thing is that when ...
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What are the Windows system certificate stores?

When adding certificates, stls, ctls and crls to the system, I can choose the certificate store. I have found only references to the "my" and "root" stores so far. Are there any other?
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Generating an X.509 certificate for FTP-over-SSL on Freenas

i've been Googling around for a moment on how to create a X.509 PEM certificate and private key for the FTP function in Freenas. I know i can use SFTP but i want to be able to secure the regular FTP ...
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How to make windows stop from trying to download authrootstl.cab?

Every time I start a specific signed app, Windows 7 tries to download the following file http://www.download.windowsupdate.com/msdownload/update/v3/static/trustedr/en/authrootstl.cab And this trial ...
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How to download and install an updated Certificate Revocation List?

I don't want that my Windows 7 machine download CRLs at boot time. Can I do it manually?
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Can I disable certificate error/warning in Firefox/Chrome/Internet Explorer?

Exactly as the title says; I don't mind which browser, I just want to type "https://........" and see the page normally without any certificate error, knowing that I might risk myself by allowing an ...
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Install a PKCS#12 Certificate into firefox from the command line

I am trying to use certutil to add a client certificate to the firefox db: The purpose of this certificate is to authenticate with a server - the server asks for credentials, this certificate contains ...
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What are the steps to install an Untrusted Certificate in Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7?

I think the question says it all, however: Using Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7, when I browse to an internal secured domain (https://...) at work, the certificate is showing as untrusted as it's ...
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How can I check if a domain uses DNSSEC?

DNSSEC has been deployed on some topdomains now. But how could I see if a site/domain is using DNSSEC? Is it shown in the browser? or is there any windows or linux command to see it? or a tool for it?
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Disable SSL hostname check in Chrome

How I disable SSL certificate error when CN does not match DNS name in Chrome? In IE, this is done by Tools -> Internet Options -> Advanced (tab) -> Scroll down to section "Security" -> checkbox: "...
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Trusted Root Certificate gone missing

Recently I've been getting that little yellow ribbon on Internet Explorer warning me that there's something wrong with the certificate, and also accessing a certain https website shows me the "...
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Installing/deleting root certificate without CertMgr / CertUtil asking the end-user for confirmation

When you install or delete a root CA certificate using the commandline tools CertUtil.exe or CertMgr.exe, Windows asks the user for confirmation using a MessageBox (for certificates other than root CA ...
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Does a certificate authority (CA) have to be online constantly?

Does a CA has to be online all the time in order for the whole system to work? For example, if I go to a secure webpage that uses a certificate signed by a CA, I receive a public key along with the ...
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ISP Replaces SSL Certificates… Any Solution?

My ISP uses a software that replaces site certificates with it own certificate so secure pages are always untrusted. Is there any solution for this? Is it safe to proceed with the resulting sites (...
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PowerShell access denied to cert:\CurrentUser\My

PS cert:\currentuser\my> dir Get-ChildItem : Access is denied. At line:1 char:3 + dir <<<< I cannot access any of my code signing certificates to sign a PowerShell script. I can ...
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“The Server method 'SetObject' Failed” on Exchange Server 2010

I have Exchange Server 2010 with Windows Server 2008 64-bit. Exchange Server and OAW is working fine. However if I want to add another HTTPS port binding in IIS7, after adding the binding in IIS and ...
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How to retrieve IE7 Personal Certificates from full windows partition backup

Somehow in the process of exporting certificates I forgot to export bank certificate in IE7 on previous XP install. Now I have full disk image on bacula storage of previous install, is there any way I ...