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 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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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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How to install a mmc certificate on Windows?

I am not familiar with Windows very much, and I have trouble installing a MMC certificate. I am following this description to use MMC to create a certificate, but I cannot complete the step labeled ' ...
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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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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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No Safari Developer Certificate, Windows 7

I've added safari developer certificate to 'Personal' and 'Trusted Root Certification Authority' but extension builder still shows: No Safari Developer Certificate I'm using windows 7. Any ...
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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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Does Apple Server 3.0 MDM really require an APNs certificate?

A while back I set up an MDM server on our Apple Server running 10.9.2. The server is running Server 3.0.3 and I have several test Macs and iOS being managed by the server. The only certificate I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where does Firefox store cerificates and how to delete one?

The root cause of my problem is not known to me, whatever it is, I experience frequent DNS failures. When it happens I cannot browse to my Gmail inbox. I use two DNS settings. One is the public DNS ...
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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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How to import a Mumble certificate from iTunes to iPhone using the iTunes file transfer?

I am using the Mumble app on my iPhone 4 and I want to transfer my Mumble certificate from the Mumble on my computer to Mumble on my phone through iTunes. How do I import a Mumble certificate from ...
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Adding cert to trusted certs

I'm trying to access a web service from a certain website. Since this is a service I can't just click somewhere "go to this site anyway". I just get an endpoint exception in my code. I downloaded ...
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Outlook shows certificate security warning in local LAN although certificate is only associated to IIS

I have the following configuration with Exchange Server 2010: I have a self-signed certificate which is associated with all the services (POP, SMTP etc..) except IIS (which is associated with a ...
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Windows keeps restoring DigitCert root certificates

I issued a SSL certificate trought DigiCert which we know is globally recognized and its Trusted Roots should be by default in Windows installations. However on one of my client's machine there was ...
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Is Firefox using its own isolated Certificate STore

I am using the latest Firefox. However, my campus uses their own certificate for all internet browsing and asks us to install their certificate as Root CA. Since, i don't trust them with my ...
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Certificates in Iceweasel

I'm trying to make a backup of a certificate which is imported to iceweasel. So i#m following the steps Edit->Prereferences->Advanced->Encryption->View Certificates. Then I choose my certificate, and ...
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How can I export private key from a certificate chain?

I create a keystore and from that keysore I generate a CSR file and when I receive Signed Certificate from CA, I imported root and intermediate certificates to my keystore and finally my signed ...
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Cant install certificate to Intermediate Certification Authorities?

I navigate to MCC and add the Certificates snap-in. From here I right click on Intermediate Certification Authorities > All Tasks and click import I then browse to my Certifcate select it and complete ...
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Is it possible to get someone's code signing certificate revoked?

I recently had to clean up someone's computer because they were tricked into installing a bunch of things without their knowledge. The horrible thing about it was that the installer was signed with a ...
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Generate a public key certificate signed by CA with OpenSSL

I am working on a webservice that requires a signature in the sent and received messages. After sending a certificate request to the entity that will consume the webservice, they sent me (in addition ...
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How to build a certifcate chain for ServerHello

I've been trying to put together a certificate chain. I have the private key (privatekey.pem) and CSR (csr.pem) that I submitted to the Certificate Authority/CA. I took the CA's certificate and put ...
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How do I disable the warning Chrome gives if a security certificate is not trusted?

I want to know if it's possible to disable the warning you get in Chrome when you try to go to some HTTPS site that doesn't have a trusted certificate. I have a few sites in my bookmarks that use ...
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Is it possible to merge my certificate (.crt) with my private key to export as a Base-64 encoded X.509 (.CER)

I am very clueless when it comes to certificates/security and the like so please excuse my ignorance. I purchased a certificate and it was sent to me. I generated the CSR using the java keytool. I ...
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I keep getting a “secure connection with this site cannot be verified” prompt even after I click no

Everyone once in a while, seems like every time I wake my computer from sleep, I get the following prompt: I have said no several times already, but it keeps coming back. When I click view ...
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Windows 7 IPsec IKEv2 EAP-TLS error

I have set-up Strongswan on a Ubuntu 14.04 server from the official package repo with IKEv2 and rightauth=eap-tls using our PKI infrastructure. I can connect just fine from Android and Linux but not ...
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How to install a certificate automatically

I would like to know how to generate a certificate and make it to be imported automatically to all main browser (chrome, firefox, ie etc...). Should I upload this certificate to a public CA or ...
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OpenSSL, Converting CRT to PEM

I've been trying to use openssl to convert a .crt certificate to a .pem openssl.exe x509 -in server.crt -out openssl.pem -inform der -outform pem After using that command, I get unable to load ...
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Why Firefox alert me about HTTPs “Untrusted” Connection on Positivessl - Comodo certificate?

For my new startUp I got a SSL certificate from Comodo.com. I did all the painful process and finally I was able to implement it on my AWS server (I'm running MEAN Stack). Now when someone visit my ...
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(Chrome on) Windows 8 complains certificate not yet valid

Chrome on Windows 8 complains that a server certificate is not yet valid. Chrome on Linux does not complain though, and Firefox on the same Windows 8 machine does not complain either. The certificate ...
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How to import a certificate (pfx) with a private key in Windows XP

I tried the whole day just to import a certificate in Windows XP, but I always failed. I did following: Create the certificate with a private key (no password): makecert -sr LocalMachine -ss My -pe ...
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How to install SSL certificate in the Trusted Root Certification Authorities Store?

Apologies in advance, I do not have an IT background and have never done this before, yet I am being asked to figure this out and to do so as soon as possible. Our organization is trying to update ...
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Windows 8 can not connect RemoteApp on W2K12 RDS, but Windows 7 can connect. Why?

Windows 8 can not connect RemoteApp (W2K12 RDS), but Windows 7 can connect. Why? External and internal DNS name is different, the public Cert is mapped to RD Web Access and a RD GateWay Role. The ...
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Imported cert into firefox/chrome, still warning

I generated a wildcard certificate for multiple (wildcard) domains (SANS, alternate domain names + IP) (see https://blog.flowl.info). I imported the certificate into Firefox, Chrome and Windows ...
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Fedora 8: rubygems.org certificate validation failure. How to install GeoTrust CA?

Trying to get a gem: $gem install puppet ERROR: Could not find a valid gem 'puppet' (>= 0), here is why: Unable to download data from https://rubygems.org/ - SSL_connect returned=1 ...
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Location of Outlook certificate warning setting

My hosting provider misconfigured their email server using a self-signed certificate that had CA=TRUE set. Only way I was able to retrieve business emails for a few days was to tell Outlook to accept ...
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Firefox cannot recognize certificates for well knows sites

When trying to connect to well known sites, for instance hotmail.com Firefox shows that This Connection in Untrusted. In the Options>Advanced>Certificates it's configured to select one matching ...
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MMC - Certificates Snap-In

When I go on a particular server (Win2k8 R2) and add the Certificate snap-in I get prompted to select which account (my user, service or computer) will manage the snap-in. I have used this snap-in ...
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How can I verify on download that a site's SSL cert is for a host I trust?

Generally I want to be able to make an HTTPS connection to a site, and while negotiating the SSL check that: The cert is in every way valid for the host listed on the cert (unexpired, signed by ...