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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RDP client does not consider smart card as valid for authentication

I have: A Windows 7 client machine. I am not Administrator for that machine. A Windows 2008R2 server, on which I want to open a session using Remote Desktop. A Remote Desktop Gateway, also running ...
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Web Server Certificate’s private key and Certificate Authority’s private key?

What could a malicious attacker do with a Web Server Certificate’s private key? What could a malicious attacker do with a Certificate Authority’s private key?
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What details would you view in a certificate to check if it is trustworthy?

I have a question need help: What details would you view in a certificate to check if it is a trustworthy website?
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Chrome still shows red cross “https://” even with valid certificate

This happens on one of my users Mac laptop running ML or Mavericks. When she accesses https://www.somewebsite.com using either Chrome or Safari, she always got the warning related to the certificate ...
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Removing one of two certificates with equal nicknames

I have two certificates installed: kirrun@kirNote ~ [1197]% certutil -d sql:/home/kirrun/.pki/nssdb -L Certificate Nickname Trust Attributes ...
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Install SSL certificate from an untrusted website into the Certificates snap-in using IE

How can I install a certificate from an untrusted website into the Certificates snap-in (certmgr.msc) of Windows? I know how to do this with Firefox by exporting to a file and then importing it, ...
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User name for an existing SSH certificate?

On a Jenkins server, there are two pairs SSH private and public keys in the ~/.ssh/ directory which apparently are both used to authenticate with the same external server. However, I don't know which ...
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How to make Google Chrome not to check system clock or certificates at all?

How to make Google Chrome not to check system clock? I want to switch back my system clock and still can access to gmail etc.
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How to develop a Chrome extension that overrides SSL certificate error for self-signed certificate? [closed]

The process of adding a self signed certificate to the list of trusted certificates in Chrome is manual and tedious. I frequently access a trusted website that uses a self-signed certificate. As I am ...
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How do I bypass this since I know the site is good

This Connection is Untrusted You have asked Firefox to connect securely to xhopsportal.sys.comcast.net, but we can't confirm that your connection is secure. Normally, when you try to connect ...
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Can I sign code with a website SSL certificate?

I have an SSL certificate installed and working on my web server. On another project I need to sign some code. Can I use the website SSL certificate to sign code, or is a code-signing certificate ...
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How to install a DER binary encoded, GOST R 34.10-2001 root certificate (.crt) on Mac?

I would like to install this certificate on my Mac running OSX 10.9.1. I've downloaded it, but when I double click, keychain is opened and that is it. Can not install it with command line also: ...
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Prevent Internet Explorer from caching SSL client certificates

I use a particular HTTPS website, but I have to separate client certificates that I use to authenticate (sometimes I use one account, which requires certificate A and sometimes a different one, which ...
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How can I disable security alerts for self-signed certificates in Outlook 2010?

I've just switched from using unencrypted SMTP and IMAP for mail in Outlook 2010. My mail is hosted on a shared hosting setup and not my own, dedicated server. The certificate issued by the server is ...
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Import PGP key to windows user for SSIS

I have used Kleopatra to generate a pgp key. In SQL Server I am running an SSIS package that should decrypt files using the above key. The SSIS packages runs as ImportFiles which has the identity of ...
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Backup EFS encryption key generated, but no encrypted files? Track what caused the key creation

In I started getting a weird message "Encrypting file system - Back up your file encryption key" a user experiences a prompt that I also experienced yesterday for the first time. Now the ...
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How to avoid having users enroll for multiple certificates?

I am the domain administrator of my company. Recently one of my clients has re-installed his Windows and received a new certificate from CA, but the key pair of certificate is not same with previous ...
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Are SSL's default snake oil certificates truly snake oil as opposed to being genuine honest-to-good certificates? [closed]

SSL generates self-signed "snake oil" certificates by default, for example at /etc/ssl/certs/ssl-cert-snakeoil.pem. As per Wikipedia, snake oil is a cryptographic method or product that is considered ...
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In the context of using RADIUS for WPA2 enterprise, what does a “client certificate” mean, if anything?

I'm trying to set up a RADIUS server for WPA2 enterprise authentication. I'm new to all this. I understand that the server has a "server certificate", which I assume plays a role similar to that ...
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Win XP - “Windows Was Unable To Find A Certificate To Log You On To The Network”

A friend of mine has an old Toshiba Satellite laptop. I just re-installed XP on it and I am trying to get the computer online via WIFI (WPA-PSK / AES). When I try to connect I get the following ...
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Can an SSL cert (not self-signed) be used to create another SSL cert for another host in the same domain?

I have a regular SSL certificate issued by Network Solutions for a given host, say "host A". Can I create another SSL cert for the wiki host that has the host A cert in its trust path and therefore ...
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S/MIME email Public Certificate?

Is there a way to create a public certificate for a S/MIME email certificate? I would like to share the public key on my website so people can send me encrypted emails. However I can only find ...
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Incorrect Authority Key Identifier on openssl end cert

I'm getting interesting results when signing an end-server certificate using an intermediate CA using openssl. I have a Root CA which looks like this: Serial Number: 14296918985177649921 ...
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List installed personal certificates in command line

I use a few secure websites that require me to install a PFX certificate to access them. I have multiple computers I do this from, and I need a quick way of determining which ones in which I still ...
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Will the browser ask the Certificate Authorities each time I visit some HTTPS?

I have basic ideas of how asymmetric encryption works. I as to HTTPS, all articles makes me confusing. I want to know: Will the browser ask the Certificate Authorities each time I visit some ...
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When loading Hotmail from Windows 8 icon, I receive an error about its digital certificates

When I try to load Hotmail using the desktop icon on a newly installed Windows 8 PC, I receive this error. "We couldn't connect to myname@hotmail.com because of a problem with its digital ...
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Every website is showing untrusted certificate warning on all browsers

I'm on windows 7. Every website is showing untrusted security warning. I tried every browser that I have. I tried using https. This is extremely odd, it never happened before, well it could happen ...
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SSL certificate for CNAME record

I have the CNAME record images.bob.com, which points to the images.susan.co.uk (images.bob.com. 1800 IN CNAME images.susan.co.uk.). I would like to ask for issuing SSL certificate for the ...
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Signature validation based on the XMLSec standard

I've run into issues verifying the signature of an XML file based on the XMLSec standard. I'm running: xmlsec1 1.2.19 (openssl) Here's the certificate used for validation: wget -O cert.pem ...
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Unable to continue after certificate error i IE

I am on a closed HP ILO network, and I am trying to access the web interface (https) of a HP c7000 Onboard Administrator (though I do not believe this is an issue specific to the equipment) through ...
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Bogus Chrome Installer?

Just a few days ago I tried to download Chrome (using IE 11) to a new Windows 7 system. I examined the certificate for the Chrome installer (clicking on the highlighted Google Inc. next to ...
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openssl pkcs12 keeps removing the PEM passphrase from keystore's entry?

OpenSSL 1.0.1e 11 Feb 2013 Generating a self-signed certificate: openssl req -x509 -newkey rsa:1024 -keyout key.pem -out cert.pem -days 365 During the process a PEM passphrase is ...
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How to dump the Subject Alternative Name (SAN) from an SSL certificate file

I know that I can dump the entire information from a PEM certificate file with this command: openssl x509 -in certfile -noout -text And I've already found another direct parameter to show me only ...
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How to make Firefox remember a self signed certificate is trusted

I'm using some private server with a self-signed certificate for https connections. Firefox 25.0 warns me about the certificate being untrusted every time. For some reason, I can't make it remember ...
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can UAC prevent reading a certficate?

Weird question with, hopefully, a short answer. I have this application running on windows 7 that calls a webservice through a .NET DLL. To be able to do that it needs to read some certificates, ...
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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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Signature not removed from keyserver

I noticed that an on uid of my GPG certificate is two times signed with my key. I thought that doesn't make much sense and cleaned the key (gpg --edit-key and then clean). Then i send the key to the ...
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Save certificate to use with lftp

How can I save a certificate for use with lftp? The certificate in question is not accepted by lftp when downloaded from the server. I tried openssl s_client -connect {HOSTNAME}:21 -showcerts ...
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Can I get around using “pip install --cert”?

Trying to figure out if there is a way that I can avoid using the --cert flag to pip when I am installing packages at work. There is some issue with the proxy that only allows me to download the ...
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Chrome ignores some imported certificates

On Windows 7 with Chrome 30. I have a few websites running on localhost over SSL. Visiting them always displays the standard "The site's security certificate is not trusted!" message from Chrome. I ...
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Intermediate SSL Cert

I have an SSL certificate that is self-signed, and therefore uses an intermediate certificate. I am using Node.js and returning both the certificate as well as the certificate chain which includes ...
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Cannot send encrypted message to others using Outlook 2010

I am unable to send encrypted messages to others in Outlook 2010. I get the following error: "Microsoft Outlook had problems encrypting this message because the following recipients had missing ...
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how to get and use certificates with curl

1) Entering the following command curl -k email@mail.com:password https://www.site.com Returns the following error <HTML><HEAD><meta http-equiv="content-type" ...
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Remove Virus certificate attachments from Emails

When I'm receiving emails from PC having AVG antivirus, it's coming with virus certificate attachment file, to prove that there is no virus inside the email. I want to remove all those certificate ...
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The site's security certificate is not trusted! in Chrome

I'm behind my college firewall which uses a separate firewall.cer certificate. I was able to install in my firefox. So, gmail opened without any issues in firefox. But, i get the error and i'm unable ...
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Multiple certificates issued to localhost

My local build environment has a certificate issued to local host. I also had another one issued to localhost to run MVC in a browser (IIS express). These certificates interferred with each other, so ...
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Google.com Certificate Revoked

A few days ago, I noticed some issue with my internet connection. Some pages weren't loading all the way, and some connections needed to be restarted several times before they would resolve. I assumed ...
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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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Automatically remove certificate from certificate store

Windows 7 certificate store's default behavior includes storing all public keys you use from smartcards. This is sometimes undesirable as if some machine needs to use a lot of smartcards, the "Please ...
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Given one can IMAP upload emails to Gmail, how can one prove gmail content is original?

Given that one can upload emails to gmail via IMAP, via methods such as: http://email.about.com/od/gmailtips/qt/How_to_Import_Mail_from_Mozilla_Thunderbird_in_Gmail.htm Is there a method to prove ...