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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Checking security certificates in a browser

I have been given a laptop with pre-installed software and I am connecting to the internet on it via company wifi. When I am accessing a secure website using https, I want to ensure that the LAN ...
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How do you change an expired certificate?

While I've been using mac for sometime. Often when I'm doing software updates on various machines I need to install new software. Most updates have certificates which are sometimes out of date. I ...
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Certificates signed by multiple CAs

Is it possible to have a OpenSSL Certificate signed by multiple CAs? Background: We have a CA to issue certificates mainly for our machine-to-machine communications. Now we need to make some services ...
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Outlook certificate error and separate send/receive error

I run a laptop with Vista 32bit and MS Office 2010. Outlook has two profiles, both configured as POP3/SMTP and neither go through an exchange server. Recently, one of the mail servers (hosted with ...
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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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Fixing a broken “chain of trust” in Windows 7 Certificates?

I was told that "The Chain of Trust" was broken on this certificate for my malware scanner "Webroot". How do I fix "The Chain of Trust"? ("The Chain of Trust" sounds like a botched version of ...
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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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Resolving the dreaded “an attempt was made to access a token that does not exist” in Win7 64-bit?

I attempted to access "Control Panel -> System and Security -> Administrative Tools -> Local Security Policy" today and received the error: "an attempt was made to access a token that does not ...
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Digitally Signing Software - self signing cerificate

I'd like to experiment with signing a software executable. I am afraid that there is something that escapes me. I will get to the point where I will acquire a certificate from a CA, but before then I ...
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CertPatrol warns: “this certificate wasn't due yet”

Cert-patrol warns me on numerous websites, including gmail, that the certificate being used wasn't due yet. Is this something I need to worry about? Why does this occur? Here is a screen-shot (you ...
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import Certificate in WIndow Xp

I have created a temporary certificate. I am trying to import this certificate.I am importing Certificate to Personnel store of Local Computer and then using FindPrivateKey solution to find privatekey ...
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Bypassing windows update error 0x80096002

I am getting this error when I try to install some .msu files (WMF 3 if it matters). Now, the error is saying that the certificate is invalid. However, I looked at the certificate (if anyone is ...
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How do I get tor exit node information of a certain connection I made

At some point today my email client warned about an smtp certificate change of self signed certs. I took a screenshot of the certificate fingerprints and refused the connection because it does not ...
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Creating Certification Authority for Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat

Can you please give me a hint on how to create CA to Digitally Sign MS Office documents (2007 or 2010) as well as Adobe Acrobat files. I know that MS Office supports this. All you have to do is to ...
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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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The certificate is not trusted because no issuer chain was provided

Could anyone explain the meaning of this error message in plain English? Should I add an exception or I should not continue on this website? Technical details: the URL is here, the browser is ...
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Exporting a certificate in PKCS12 format from firefox

I have imported a certificate into firefox, and I want to export it into PKCS12 format. The only options that I find are PKCS7 , PEM and DIR. and not PKCS12. I doubt that the certificate has no ...
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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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Using Windows 7, is there any way to create a self-signed public/private key pair for email?

Is there any way for me to create my own certificate pair? I don't see why I would need a trusted CA for email purposes. I'd rather a cert than using GPG or something of the like.
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How do you add a certificate authority (CA) to Ubuntu?

My work has decided to issue their own certificate authority (CA) to handle different aspects of our work securely without paying for certificates. Cryptographically sign emails Encrypt email ...
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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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How to delete or untrust all root certificates in OSX?

I right clicked on all the root certificates, but it doesn't allow me to delete them, or to untrust them all at once. How can this be done? Is it safe to do 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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Why does Thunderbird connect on port 80 when checking for certificates?

To monitor my network traffic in OSX, I'm using the firewall HandsOff! by Metakine. I've noticed that Thunderbird connects only on port 80 (http) when checking for updated certificates. Is this ...
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Alternative tool to dial VPN connection in WinXP

My home Internet provider uses L2TP. So does my office network. And I want to connect from home to office. But after connecting to internet I cannot connect to my office network in Windows XP. I ...
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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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How to connect to a NON-HTTP (“custom protocol”) server via HTTPS

I need to install a piece of client software which connects to a custom server (not a http server) on a specific port. But my IT dept are implementing HTTPS and say I must connect via HTTPS. How ...
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Google chrome not accepting any security certificates

I've recently developed a problem with Google Chrome that's really annoying. I'm using Firefox at the moment with no problems whatsoever and it's the same with IE, so it's safe to say this problem is ...
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Unable to connect to OpenVPN server

I'm trying to get a working setup of OpenVPN on my VM and authenticate into it from a client. I'm not sure but it looks to me like it's socket related, as it's not set to LISTEN, and localhost seems ...
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ssh using certificates — can you rename id_rsa file?

When using certificate authentication with ssh, the instructions I have found indicate you should create a key-pair as id_rsa.pub && id_rsa. The public key is then sent to the remote system ...
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Revocation information not available for certificate?

I'm trying to download SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition from MSDNAA on my Windows 7 laptop. When I attempted to start the download, I was shown the following prompt: Revocation Information ...
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Checking suspicious (root CA) certificates

I was just looking at my certificate store and saw a bunch of root CAs that look kind of suspicious; specifically numerous ones that: have ALL CAPS text use foreign languages/text have extremely ...
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How to revoke the applet permissions in Firefox?

I have downloaded applet in Firefox, it was correct signed so I approved it. Now I want to revoke this approval. How can I do it?
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https sites have stopped working on all browsers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Continually getting Certificate Errors on all browsers I cannot open any https site on my Windows 7 computer without getting security errors (using any browser) My date ...
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Creating a signing certificate for Outlook 2010 under Windows 7

I'm trying to create a S/MIME signing certificate for Outlook 2010 under Windows 7. I've gone into Options -> Trust Center (see below) to try and set it up but when I attempt to select the signing ...
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Generate untrusted server p12 certificate with one click

To test some stuff I need to create a bunch of untrusted p12 certificates to be used by untrusted web-server. I read openssl documentation and tried to follow the instructions but the process is very ...
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Certificate disappearing from Trusted Root Certification store

I am using a self-signed certificate for testing SSL locally on my development environment - I insert the certificate into my trusted certification store and everything is fine, but a few hours later ...
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Mutt will not let me save an SSL certificate

I have just set up Mutt to connect to my firm's IMAP and SMTP server. Everything works; but when I launch mutt, I get a warning about the certificate, and am given the option to: (r)eject, accept ...
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how to install certificate

Hi I was asked by a colleague to set-up a certificate to one of my colleagues laptop. I was sent a link and a username & pwd to login to a ejbca site & told that I should only use IE. My ...
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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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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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How to export User cert with private key in PKCS12 format

I'm running Win2008R2, and have installed an Enterprise CA. I can create user certs, but no matter what I do, I cannot export the private key. I'm using the un-touched User certificate template, and ...
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Preventing Internet Explorer from “remembering” an old SSL certificate

A website I'm using has switched recently from a GoDaddy SSL certifcate to a StartCom certificate, which works fine in most cases. The original GoDaddy certificate expired last year. However, in ...
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Trust SSL certificate to local system account

I have the following need: A windows service needs to connect to a svn repository through https. The service needs also to run as local system account for IO permissions on the machine. Now when the ...
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IE9 stops at “looking for credential tiles…” dialog when using smartcard

When I try to access secure page using smartcard I get "looking for credential tiles..." dialog and IE stays there for ever. Only option is then to rebot PC. After reboot I can always access the ...
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E-mail certificate issue

I guess I'm just a compete idiot and can't overcome simple problems, shame shame shame. However, I am trying to put a simple scenario together: box A (Windows 7) and box B (Windows 8 inside a virtual ...
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Do I have to digitaly sign my Excel Add-In?

I've an Add-In which will be deployed on all PCs in a company. We are going to put it into the c:\Users\Ernst\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Excel\XLSTART folder. I tested this localy on my machine and ...
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Webbrowser makes complete halt whenever faulty certificate is found

Recently I happened upon something very irritating: After a short minute of google, I found an answer: Apparently there was a problem with the certificate of the server. Now, I may not know ...
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“A system-level error occurred while verifying trust” windows update

I get this message when trying to update windows. After some research and reading some posts (there aren't that many knocking about) i found out that the problem could possibly be my ...
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Using a certificate in Thunderbird

I have my certifcate issued by "TC Trustcenter" in a CER file. Thunderbird 3.0 needs it as a PFX files. So I installed the CER certificate with the Internet options in the Control Panel. Thereafter I ...