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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Google domain name HTTPS errors on single router only

Every time I browse to google.com or my local google (google.com.sg), I get an HTTPS error which on Chrome is ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID. The certificate that is returned appears to be for the ...
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Install SSL certificate on Plesk 12 using my CSR

I have purchased a SSL certificate for one of my domains, I have done it so by generating the CSR using a osx console. Now I want to install the certificate on the Plesk 12 control panel but it doesn'...
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Storing and retrieving certificate chains using openssl

Following this question I managed to create a number of certificates in a hierarchy of root, intermediate and end certificates: # Create root RSA key pair of 1024 bits as well as a certificate ...
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certmgr.exe does not work expectedly in command line mode?

I'm trying to run the MSDN's sample about WCF basic message security using Certificate. In the setup.bat file, there is this line of command: certmgr.exe -add -r LocalMachine -s My -c -n %SERVER_NAME%...
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Outlook refuses to send email with non-matching address in cert

I am unable to send an encrypted email to someone for whom I have a valid certificate, but they recently moved to a new company. Outlook is refusing to encrypt the email because the email address ...
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Outlook does not add contact with cert with mismatched email address

I am unable to add a contact in Outlook 2013 with a certificate because the email address in the certificate is different than the person's email address. I get the following dialog box: Even if I ...
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Local site with IIS Express Development Certificate takes long to connect

I'm running a local site with an IIS Express Development Certificate: When I use Chrome to connect to my local site https://www.example.com the Chrome taskbar keeps showing connecting...: Only ...
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Configure SSL on Amazon RDS

I would like to force all users to connect to my Amazon RDS instance via SSL, otherwise the connection should not be established. I believe I have enabled SSL on the RDS instance which can be ...
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How to use multiple servers with same username in Microsoft cert store?

I have multiple OpenVPN servers. All servers are on the same machine, each running on its own port. All servers have different keys and I use the same username with different user keys on all servers. ...
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sign keytool generated cert/key pairs using easy-rsa openvpn intermediate CA

I am creating root and intermediate CA with easy-rsa using ./build-ca & ./build-inter commands consecutively. Now, I want my root ca as offline and I want my certs/keys signed by intermediate CA. ...
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certificate invalid issue on a Mac OS X using chrome

I am trying to access a website on chrome on a Mac OS X where it shows me the error that the certificate is invalid and the connection is insecure. However, I can access the same website using chrome ...
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Where are digital certificates physically stored on Unix / Linux

Can someone tell me and maybe link to literature which describes it, where are the digital certificates storage location on a Unix / Linux machine? I only know that they are stored under /etc/ssl/...
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svn not accepting https/ssl certificate

When bettercodes.org disappeared in September, I moved my private repo over to https://subversion.assembla.com/. It's working great, except for the fact that I have to temporarily accept the ...
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Making Cassandra work with certs/keys generated by OpenSSL instead of keytool

I saw this in the Cassandra documentation: http://docs.datastax.com/en/cassandra/2.1/cassandra/security/secureSSLCertificates_t.html I found this line "SSL certificates must be generated using ...
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Configure LDAP over TLS to make connection be secure

I configured OpenLDAP and today I've configured the TLS for more security following these guide dn: cn=config changetype: modify add: olcTLSCACertificateFile olcTLSCACertificateFile: /etc/openldap/...
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Where are digital certificates physically stored on a Mac OS X machine?

Can someone tell me and maybe link to literature which describes it, where are the digital certificates storage location on Mac OS X? I know I could access the certificates with the “Keychain” ...
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Difference between JKS file and client certificates

I am accessing my partner URL using httpS. I was able to download the client certificates from Browser itself. However i got to know that it is not enough for us only to have the client certificates ...
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Difference between SSL certificates showing with name in browser bar and without

I noticed Chrome shows the owner of a SSL-certificate only in some cases in the adressbar. What is the difference between these types of certificates. Here is an example: With company Without ...
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How do I force Firefox and Chrome to use HSTS and a pinned certificate for a specific port on localhost?

I am wanting to use the browser-based notebook interface of Sage, a computer algebra system. Before I can do this I need to ensure that neither remote nor local privilege escalation is possible. To ...
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Cannot install Certification Authority Web Enrollment role WS 2012

I have just been trying to get a CA going on my home server so I can start issuing myself certificates to use on internal stuff and to secure the connection to my mail server, but every time I try to ...
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Generate key encipherment and sign certificates

Can someone please direct me to a document or advice on how to generate two individual certificates with key usages, "key encipherment" and "digital signature" using OpenSSL ? As far as i understand ...
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Deadlock when adding untrusted certificate to keychain running MS Remote Desktop Client on Mac OS X 10.10.5

I am experiencing a strange, frustrating, and seemingly nondeterministic issue using the MS RDP client on Mac OS X 10.10.5. Here are the steps to reproduce the issue: Open Microsoft Remote Desktop ...
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Install windows store app for all users

I have a Windows Store App project from Visual Studio, and I'd like to install it for all users. I don't need to put it on the app store or anything, I only want to distribute it locally to other ...
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Browser still see old certification after changing to Cloudflare

I have just changed my website to be SSL over Cloudflare. However, for some reason my OSX any browser still see my website with SSL from Github. I'm using Octopress to deploy to Github pages. This ...
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Unable to copy files from old hard drive to new one

Had to format my PC, so I just bought a new and larger SSD drive. I had to move some files from my old HDD, but some files are encrypted. It seems like this doesn't let me copy the files from one ...
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EAP Profile, certificate and AC, why we have to delegate trust to user's appreciation

I'm wondering about user trust appreciation in AC in EAP profile authentication process. Take a computer, and try to connect to an 802.1x network with EAP. When the 802.1x client contact your radius ...
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Using .ppk file to ssh from a Mac

I have a .ppk file that I need to use to ssh into a server. I am using OS X Yosemite. I converted it to .pem file using this: puttygen keyfile.ppk -O private-openssh -o keyfile.pem However, when I ...
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Windows 7 crashed - how to recover private keys from certificate store?

long story short - something got screwed with my boot loader, then drivers gave me blue screen etc - after 2 days of googling I decided to stop and just reinstall the windows (keeping the image of old ...
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Shrewsoft ver 2.2.2 client: unable to verify remote peer certificate

I have Shrew Soft VPN Client 2.2.2 running on two Windows 7 test systems. (road-warrior config). I’m trying to establish a VPN tunnel between a Windows 7 system and a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL) ...
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SelfSLL, Microsoft Management Console, Certificate Not Displaying

I am currently attempting to create a self-signed certificate with the SelfSSL.exe tool from Microsoft's IIS 6.0 Resource Toolkit (I have the metabase compatability enabled); however, when creating ...
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SSL decrypting with Charles debugger

Situation I am using Charles Web Debugging proxy to analyze traffic and manipulate files. When I enable SSL Proxying for a certain web server, this server refuse me a connection with this error: ...
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Where to get root SSL certificates for Opera 12.17?

Approximately six months ago several web sites began to lose their styles gradually and finally some of them entirely stopped working in Opera although they work in other browsers. All this seemed to ...
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How to untrust proxy or antivirus certificate and/or certificate authority?

I have antivirus inspecting my web traffic including HTTPs. In this question we discovered, that it installed it's self certificates or certificate authority (not sure about terminology). Now I wish ...
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How can I be my own Certificate Authority (CA) and generate ssh keys for my client computers

I have seen a lot of tutorials about how you can be your own Certificate Authority (CA). The tutorials that I have seen are on how to generate ssl keys not ssh keys so I was wondering how do I ...
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How can I allow use of the Certificate Store on Windows 7?

How can I allow use of the Certificate Store on Windows 7, IIS v. 7.5, debugging in VS2013? The top answer to this question first falls apart for me when I can't specify "allow private key to be ...
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secure boot - runs fine with .cer - fails with .crt certificate

I have Asus X200MA notebook with Windows 8.1 64bit. I have setup shellx64.efi to run under secure boot. File is signed with my own key (created using openssl) and it runs fine when .cer format ...
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Import self-signed certificate with private key on Windows from command prompt

Using inetmgr, I made a pfx file containing the public and private keys for a certificate. Now I'm trying to install the pfx into another machine from the command prompt with certutil -p <password&...
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Is there a way to make Chrome assume a domain's certificate is valid (in other words, skip validating its certificate)?

Is there a way to make Chrome on Windows avoid validating the certificate for a domain such as (www.foo.com): Basically I want to avoid getting this warning message for that site every time I start ...
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How do I remove security certificate exceptions from Google Chrome?

I am a developer and have created a certificate for my application. The first time I access it Chrome states that the certificate is not recognized and suggests to leave the website. There is however ...
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CA certificate expired on openvpn

I have a problem with CA certificate on openvpn, it has expired and clients cannot connect. I tried to create a new certificate with the ca.key, but it did not work. Here is the command I used to ...
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Same SSL Cert on 2 Servers, 1 Passes & Other Doesn't

I run a few small sites, and last year installed SSL certificates on each of them. Last week a visitor contacted me with a question about my SSL certificate, which prompted me to run a couple of SSL ...
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Mozilla Firefox won't connect to Google, IE can

I have went on to Google search before, however today, Mozilla Firefox won't let me connect to Google's search page. This is what I get. You have asked Firefox to connect securely to www.google.com,...
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Bypass the certificate warning pages in Chrome for a specific URL

I manage an Aruba access point virtual controller cluster and when I visit the local management URL by IP (no DNS involved) over the local network using Chrome I get these two warning pages that I ...
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Install self-signed SSL certificate correctly (for use in Node.js)

I've been trying to create a self-signed certificate, use it in a simple Node.js server, and install it into the system to the system trusted. However, something is not working, the 'SSL certificate ...
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Changing strong protection passwords of private key in the Windows certificate store

When importing a x509 certificate with a private key into the Windows certificat store, there is an option to set a password for that key (It is called “strong protection” in the Certificate Import ...
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What is causing a Java certificate confirmation for javadl-esd-secure.oracle.com to show?

For the last 3 days I occasionally get this window in front of me: Do you want to Continue? The web site's certificate has been verified. Website: https://javadl-esd-secure.oracle.com:...
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Firefox Developer Edition refuses all certificates for all sites

All of a sudden yesterday, Firefox Developer Edition on my Windows 7 Professional laptop appeared to get "reset" almost as if it had been re-installed from scratch. All my bookmarks disappeared. ...
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What's the difference between certificate and credentials?

What's the difference between digital certificate (e.g. .pem or .der files) and credentials (e.g. .pfx files)?
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Multiple Public Certificates Issued to the Same Name

I have a setup where there are two systems that expose a web service. The URLs are load balanced by a virtual IP that just does a TCP health check and routes a request to either of the two systems. ...
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How to disable driver certificate verification in Windows 10

I just built a new machine and need to load an older driver for one of my 44" Designjet printers, but Win 10 will not allow either the driver for Win 7 64-bit or for Win 8 64-bit because they lack a ...