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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Example of invalid or expired certificate

Are there any sites that will give me invalid and expired certificate? I need to do some work dealing with those messages, but I can't seem to find any pages that will give me those errors. Do you ...
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Import a certificate on Linux

I need help with importing a certificate on my Linux. here is the status : I have a linux Centos 6.4 server with Apache installed. On a windows server, i have BSF. This BSF is secured and in order to ...
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x590cafile default location for gnutls-cli

I am using gnutls-cli from Cygwin, on a laptop running Windows XP Home (I have openssl from cygwin also). I am wondering where does gnutls-cli look for CA certificates if I don't specify option ...
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How to use the certificates on a smart card without the physical card?

I recently extracted the certificates from my smart card and imported them into Firefox. However, when I tried logging in to several smart-card-enabled websites, I received an error message (Error ...
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Certificate errors on irc.pirateirc.net

I'm having trouble making a secure connection to the IRC server at irc.pirateirc.net. gnutls doesn't recognise the SSL certificate issuer, even though the certificate is issued by a regular CA ...
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Add permanent SSL certificate exception in Chrome (Linux)

I have a problem with a website that has an SSL certificate which doesn't correspond to the website domain. Chrome gives me a warning for this website (and rightly so), which I have to ignore ...
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Constantly having to restart Windows 7 to time-stamp installer… Why?

I am using a Windows 7 (64-bit) machine as a build server and have encountered a strange problem. One of my build steps is to apply a code signing certificate using a command like this: signtool ...
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Secure email crashes Outlook 2007

I have a number of secure emails sent to my Outlook 2007 client. Most arrive fine and display the prompt with regards to granting access to the certificate and then open. Today I received two that ...
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How to add self signed certificate to certificate bundle?

How to add self signed certificate to certificate bundle so that the Curl http client can verify the self signed certificate as valid one?
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Which trusted root certificates are included in Java?

Which trusted root certificates are included in Java, specifically Sun Java and IBM Java? How can I get the list myself? Does Java on Windows use certificates from operating system?
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Eudora 7 says SSL certificate out of date

After using (sponsored) Eudora 7.1.0.9 on Windows 7 for years, it suddenly stopped importing new mail. Error message says the server certificate was rejected as one cert in the chain has expired. It ...
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Firefox: This connection is untrusted + Behind corporate firewall

I've seen some similar issues strewn throughout Google's results about this, but none seem to be corporate-specific. I continually get the 'This connection is untrusted' screen every time I attempt ...
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Delete certificate for specific website

When I go to github, Chrome warns me that "The site's security certificate is not trusted!" I am sure I am using the correct URL. When I go to the same URL in Firefox, I don't get this issue. How do ...
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EFS - Find out what's encrypted

Since a few days when I start Windows Vista i get a Popup from "Encrypting File System" (coming from process efsui.exe) asking me to backup the certificate and key. I don't know what i did to get ...
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Digital Certificate (Signature) Verification in Software Installation

I need to know what exactly happens during digital certificate (signature) verification when a software is installed by the operating system. I understand that this is a asymmetric key process and I ...
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Windows: disable personal certificate from command line

In Windows XP I can do the following actions via UI: launch certmgr.msc from then select a certificate under Personal->Certificates, click on properties and select "Disable (or enable) for all ...
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Unrecognized root certificatication authority found

I was looking at the certificates on my local PC (Win 7 64-bit) and found one in the "trusted root certification authorities" section that has the same "Issued To" and "Issued By" names (as do most of ...
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How do I view the contents of a PFX file on Windows?

I have a PFX certificate file on my machine and I'd like to view the details before importing it. (The import utility doesn't actually tell you what the certificate is!). How do I view the details ...
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Recover certificate private key in Windows XP from backup files

Before an old Windows XP installation was removed all the files from Windows partition were backed up. A new Windows XP installation was then set up at the same partition. The certificate which is ...
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Windows Event Forwarding between two computer out of a domain

I've got two computers and I want to set up event forwarding between them. Source computer is out of a domain, another is in some Domain. I tried to configure source initiated event subscrption but it ...
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Win 7 Certificate revocation information - correct way to handle it?

On one of my Win 7 (x64) computers I frequently get certifcate revocation dialogs. Most of them are somehow Java related, once in a while I get one for Xmarks. My main question is, what is the ...
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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 so far only references to the "my" and "root" stores. Is there any other?
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How to determine if an application is signed with an extended validation (EV) code signing certificate

I know it is possible to view an application digital certificate by right-click->properties->digital signatures, but I cannot tell whether an application is signed with an EV or a regular code signing ...
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Windows 7 root certificate updates

I work for a company that uses Windows 7 for end user computing. The Windows 7 computers are updated via a WSUS installation, and access to Microsoft Update is blocked. We have a problem with a ...
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How do I create a private key when I have a certificate in a PKCS12 file?

I have client certificates for my email addresses from cacert.org and I have successfully stored themn as PKCS12 files and used them to sign emails in Thunderbird. However, when someone uses my ...
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Where do I find the certificate file so I can add a program to “Trusted Publishers” in the certmgr?

I have three programs that startup automatically with Windows 7. They are: Webroot SecureAnywhere Soluto Anti-Frustration Software everything.exe Each of these programs bring up a blue UAC dialog ...
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How to monitor changes in security certificates?

We all like the pseudo-safety granted us by security certificates. It's beneficial in many ways, I'm not saying the contrary. However, I have a concern about my information privacy at my workplace. ...
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OpenVPN server certificate configuration instructions for DD-WRT router do not match user interface

I'm setting up the OpenVPN server daemon on a Buffalo N600 router which came stock with DD-WRT v.24 SP2. I'm following the instructions at VPN (The Easy Way) V24+ to set up the server side of things ...
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Cannot remove encryption from files on Windows 2008 R2

I have noticed that all of my web application files turned green color, which means they are encrypted. I have never applied encryption to these files. When I right-click the file, then go to ...
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Mac: Certificate expiration date is not consistent

In the Expires column of the Keychain Access application I can see the expiration date of certificates. Strangely these dates do not match the actual expiration. See below for an example. This ...
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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: ...
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What does renewing a certificate really mean?

Often one hears about "renewing an SSL certificate" or "renewing an X.509 certificate", but I wonder what this actually means. Usually, step #1 of the renewal process is "generate a new CSR". Doesn't ...
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Check site certificates from Linux CLI over SSH

Suppose that a website returns an invalid certificate, for which Firefox and Chrome give the user scary warnings. I would like to ensure that my local connection is not being man-in-the-middled (which ...
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Internet Explorer 9 - website certificate expired

My Internet Explorer 9, for every page, shows this messege to me: There is a problem with this website"s security certificate. The security certificate presented by website has expired or is ...
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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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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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Why don't my certificates match?

I'm configuring a VPN with OpenVPN without interfaz, the problem is when I try to connect, it says: TLS Error: TLS key negotiation failed to occur within 60 seconds (check your network connectivity) ...
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What is amsprd0311.outlook.com?

This morning when I opened my mail client I got a message saying that the identity of amsprd0311.outlook.com could not be verified. I tried searching for information about this but I haven't found ...
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Getting an IE error after accepting a site's certificate

There is a partner site, that I connect to through HTTPS and with a custom port. I am using Internet Explorer. When I go to that URL, I get a prompt from Internet Explorer, saying "There is a problem ...
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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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Find SSL Certificate in use

I would like to know which SSL certificate is used for accessing a certain website. In my browser (Chrome, FF), the icon next to the URL does not show a SSL connection. Also in Chrome it states "Your ...
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Windows 7: EFS and Windows backup (system image) - Certificates not included?

I just encrypted my C:\Users\Username folder with EFS. I also backed up my EFS certificate (.pfx). Now I wanted to do a backup of my computer on an external HDD. I want to use the integrated Windows ...
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OpenVPN AUTH failure, but login data is correct

I installed OpenVPN on both windows 7 and ubuntu 12.10. In both cases I have the same problem. I have a .ovpn file and a .crt file which I need to connect to the vpn. I also have a username/password ...
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SSL certificate issue on Firefox, Ubuntu on a Windows network behind a proxy

My Problem: SSL enabled sites (HTTPS) do not render properly on my Firefox browser. The network team at office says that the issue is because the proxy server isn't able to identify my system ...
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How to create private security certificates that behave like official ones?

I'm trying to get a valid secured environment for HTTP communication to behave like normal ones. I'm doing this for a restricted group of users. There is a hardware server running a web service ...
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Why do I have untrusted certificates for Google, Yahoo, Mozilla and others?

In the HTTPS/SSL section of chrome://chrome/settings, I see the following: What does this mean, and is there something wrong? I have a basic understanding of SSL/TLS - I'm not claiming to be ...
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Redirected to piratenpartji.nl. What can I do?

a few hours ago, I found a link to Kickass Torrent, which is blocked in my country, Italy and went for it. The link worked just fine but wasn't able to save anything. I renounced and continued normal ...
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Certificate errors don't offer the option to “continue to website (not recommended)”

I'm using IE9 and trying to access a trusted page with an security certificate not from a trusted authority. I know I can permanently add the certificate once I access the page. The trouble is, ...
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FTPS client certificate authentication

I'm installing FTPS server on debian with certificate-based authentication. I've set up ProFTPd and configured it to use TLS and a certificate (for testing purposed I use a self-signed one). Now I'd ...
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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 ...