HTTPS stands for HTTP Secure and is a combination of HTTP and SSL/TLS (Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security) and is used to provide an encrypted connection to a website.

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Get a server's SSL/TLS certificate using “openssl s_client”

I am trying to get the SSL/TLS certificate for one of our load balancers (Netscaler) using: openssl s_client -showcerts -connect lb.example.com:443 But it won't show me the certificate: CONNECTED(...
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Using HTTPS over HTTP for requests between servers in a subnet AWS?

Are there any reasons to use HTTPS instead of HTTP for requests between my servers running in a private subnet on AWS? All requests going in/out of the subnet will done via HTTPS to prevent sniffing. ...
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How can I observe all network traffic to and from a certain domain in OSX?

I'd like to observe requests from my machine to certain domains and optionally insert my own canned responses instead of the ones they provide. eg: any GET request to api.googlemaps.com I intercept ...
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How can I get Firefox to prefer HTTPS over HTTP?

For example, I type superuser.com in the browser bar of Firefox, but it automatically goes to the HTTP site. I want the HTTPS site by default.
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How would I host an https site on intranet?

I can add a self signed certificate to a webserver to get ssl sites, however, self signed certificates are not validated by a CA and any webapplication that accesses them will get a nasty warning that ...
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Can't access https (internal) website

After 5 days of trying and head banging I've given up. Following issue: - Company network - Windows 10 machine - Joined to the domain - trying to access a Cisco Call Manager portal which is hosted ...
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Wordpress website: This site can’t be reached

I have a wordpress site (https://evolvere.studio/) set up on a digital ocean server with Ubuntu running. The server is running just fine i.e. I can ssh into it, I can ping it, I can even run a ...
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Confusion about HTTPS proxies

I know how HTTP proxies work, but I am unsure about HTTPS ones. More specifically, I am confused about the encryption part. So, the client connects to the proxy using HTTPS. That I understand. Now ...
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use curl to download media files

I would like to download a music from a HTTPS website. Now they don't offer a specific download button, so I imagined using curl in Terminal. Sth like that: curl -O https://urlhere This normally ...
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Can you use an SSL certificate provided by LetsEncrypt.org to digitally sign pdfs?

Let's say that I have an SSL cert (x.509 cert) that I use to provide my personal website via HTTPS. Is it possible to use this cert to digitally sign pdfs in Acrobat DC which come from me? Would I ...
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is calling remote bash script via https which then call another bash script with http considers secure?

It might be a silly question but I will go for it anyway… due to some backward compatibility I only adjusted part of the calling script chain. there is a reason why I call it twice but let's leave it ...
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Can i use a gethttpsforfree to create a valid certificate for locahost or intranet domain?

I have a webapp running in a public domain using a ssl certitifcate provided by https://gethttpsforfree.com/ It works like a charm. The problem is that sometimes i need to install this webapp ...
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How is HTTPS browsing history monitored?

I am researching on how to monitor HTTPS browsing history. I am not a network person, so apologies if I sound ignorant in this issue. I googled the following questions below, but nothing substantial ...
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Can't connect to https on ubuntu - “Unknown SSL protocol error”

I can't seem to connect to a specific server over SSL from our Ubuntu servers. Locally, on my Mac, it works flawlessly. The server address: powerschool.spokaneschools.org curl -v https://...
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Nginx DDoS SSL Cert

Ok, So I have a Nginx reverse proxy that is blocking this incoming Layer 7 DDoS. The problem is, my outgoing is massive the only assumption I have come to is that my server is sending the SSL ...
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SSL site hosted in IIS shows certificate, but no such certificate is installed

I have a problem that is really leaving me scratching my head. I'm hoping it's something simple I've overlooked. I need to replace an expiring SSL server certificate on an IIS 7.5-hosted site on a ...
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IE 11 Cannot access HTTPS on non standard port

I have a road warrior who is accessing one of our server from its IP address. Since few days he cannot access to a service which listen on 8443 https tcp port. HTTP version works well on port 8080 ...
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Periodic HTTPS issue on home network

Every so often, I am unable to access any site over HTTPS on any device on my home network for a little while. Often, restarting the router fixes it (but not always!). The issue has never lasted more ...
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Reroute request uri in Chrome

My IT department is currently investigating some security policies in effect causing this, but in my network it seems that something is interrupting/blocking HTTPS requests to aspnetcdn.com, and this ...
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FIDDLER as proxy it's work but HTTPS

I'm in a corporate office and I just want to make a tunneling with putty in order to navigate in some sites like google mail,drive etc... Now putty can't connect to internet cause of proxy that we ...
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Disable mixed content in Chrome

Chrome 46+ simply marks HTTPS pages with HTTP content as though they were plain, "non-secure" HTTP websites. How do I get it to refuse to load this "mixed content"?
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can't connect to https API using cURL?

I have API endpoint URL, certificate file ( cert.p12 ) & password. Here is the steps I try to connect to this API. ( IN Windows 7 ) First I type the URL in chrome browser and it didn't give me ...
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Apache Virtual Host HTTPS Site Not Reachable

Firstly, my HTTPS site setup using Virtual Host Redirect is working fine. But, after i try to add restrictive SFTP user by target user home directory into web directory of my HTTPS site with the ...
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can't access a web-site with HSTS in SeaMonkey

I'm having MitM, and some stupid websites like Hacker News which have managed to install an HSTS policy prior to MitM can no longer be accessed from SeaMonkey/Firefox. Without HSTS being installed, ...
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how to upload files to https server with certificates using curl or any other commands

I am Trying to upload to my HTTPS server using curl .I am using curl for that ,the code is curl -v --cacert /tmp/WIN-CLS.vdi.com.pem -T /etc/hosts \ --user administrator:pass_123 https://xxx.xxx....
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Your connection is not private in Chrome and Internet Explorer

There is a problem with my Google Chrome and Internet Explorer when I am visiting https sites mostly google.com and anything related to Google is not working... See screenshot of chrome and internet ...
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Why can’t I block https?

May I ask why can I not block all https traffic in iptables? I tried: OUTPUT --dport 443 -j DROP And even: OUTPUT --sport 443 -j DROP None of this works. Https webpages are still perfectly ...
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GIT from source: fatal: Unable to find remote helper for 'https'

Due to me not having root rights, I compiled git from source locally. My distro is OpenSUSE 13.1. Googling the error fatal: Unable to find remote helper for 'https' It was suggested that curl is not ...
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Chrome ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR on known working site

When I connect to https://www.feeguarantee.com, Chrome gives me an ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR. Firefox gives SSL_ERROR_RX_RECORD_TOO_LONG. Edge gives some generic error. All other sites appear to ...
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How do I subject web search results to parental control tools like dansguardian?

The problem: I have good reasons to filter web browsing on my PC. These filtering should be robust. Allowing web search results to go unfiltered is unacceptable, as well as blocking search engines ...
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How do I set iptables so that https://bing.com is blocked, but http://bing.com is not?

-A OUTPUT -d bing.com -j DROP – works: Block bing.com through http and https as well. So I try to modify it so that only https is blocked: -A OUTPUT -d bing.com --dport 443 -j DROP – but this won’t ...
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SSL certificate warning error for a website running on http and https

We have the website which is running on both http(80) and https (443). We purchased the SSL certificate and installed. It is working well for the web sites running only on https. If we access the ...
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Only one user of the computer can't access a website on Internet Explorer 11

The daily user of the computer could not access (loading long) Yahoo starting today. Every other website she visits on Internet Explorer works (Gmail, YouTube, Chase Bank) and Yahoo works on Chrome. ...
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Strange response from a HTTP server

I noticed an unfamiliar device when scanning my local wireless network. It had two open (listening?) TCP ports; TCP/80 (http?) & TCP/443 (https?). In an effort to identify the unfamiliar device;...
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self signed certificate with openssl for server at home and no domain name

All of the articles I read online talk about creating a self-signed certificate for a domain you own. I have Apache2 set up on an Ubuntu 16.04 server at home. My ISP gives me a dynamic IP so I use No-...
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Windows XP SP3 unable to browser https website

I have this new installation of Windows XP SP3 which is able to browse http websites but not https. What i suspect is that it's missing or the root certificates that come with it are already expired ...
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No “Proceed Anyway” option on ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID in Chrome

I want to go to this link. Chrome won't let me as there is no option on the "Privacy Error" screen shown below. I don't care if this connection is private. It's just a forum post that I wanted to ...
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Curl command to download a file over HTTPS

I need to download a particular file from https://file_path. Here is the curl command I use for that: curl --user user:password "https://file_path?raw" > location I wish to download the real ...
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SSH Wrapping with HTTPS Portable?

I was wondering if there was a way that I could wrap my ssh connection in https, even if my school supplies a certificate for https since they use smoothwall, and if I was able to do this on CENTOS, ...
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Bash script to get nested http response from URL

I have a scenario where I am deploying applications to a Tomcat instance using a bash script and need to test if the endpoint (a login screen in this case) is truly available by testing it before I ...
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Windows 10: Cannot connect to HTTPS web sites using Internet Explorer

After a clean install of Windows 10 Pro on a new machine, I cannot access HTTPS web sites using Internet Explorer 11. Both Chrome and Edge work fine! HTTP web sites in Internet Explorer work fine! ...
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Why are HTTPS connections not slow anymore?

When the web was young, HTTP connections were relatively fast, and HTTPS connections were painfully slow. In the last several years, the speed of HTTPS connections are often very similar to that of ...
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Trying to configure monit to use https protocol but it sticks with http

I'm trying to monitor a VHost on the local Apache instance via Monit. The same domain accepts both http and https traffic, so I wanted to monitor both. Also, the IP that the domain resolves to goes ...
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Execute HTTP/S stream on Windows

How to execute HTTPS download link to an exe file directly?
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Unable to access Amazon webs with Chrome

When going to a secure Amazon page over HTTPS, using either Chrome and MS Edge, the following Error comes up: This site can’t provide a secure connection www.amazon.com uses an unsupported protocol. ...
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Configure IIS 8.5 TLS session resumption?

We have a couple of IIS 8.5 web servers running on Server 2012 R2 with SSL/TLS enabled. One important new feature in IIS 8.5 is support for TLS session resumption. This is great because it reduces ...
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Is there way to globally disable the need for HTTPS for WebRTC in Chrome?

So I am working on a Telepresence robot for a research project that uses a web based interface to communicate with the operator over WebRTC. I found a useful software package which helps facilitate ...
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How to access secure website with Fiddler autoresponder enabled?

I am on Win 10. If I enable Fiddler autoresponder I cannot access any secure website. Here is Chrome error: Here is Firefox error: How to access secure website with Fiddler autoresponder ...
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URL with http not working

I have problem with my mac. no url is working with http url and if I use https then it's working fine. I saw this error in each browser ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED I think this might be a virus because ...
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What is the difference between “CONNECT” and “GET HTTPS”?

Before getting to the real question, let me explain how my project works: for sake of simplicity, my proxy is on my laptop, where the client (my browser) also is; the remote server will be, for ...