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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free https with openSSL and noip domain

I am trying to use https on my website using startSSL, I already registered myself and received emails saying that the certificate was accepted and issued, and now what I have to do? I am reading a ...
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Let's Encrypt with Amazon S3

Will it be possible to have https on the my static Amazon S3 website with Let's Encrypt? Even I have Let's Encrypt Closed Beta Invite now. But how to use it with Amazon S3?
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Firefox experiences a sec_error_unknown_issuer error for every HTTPS connection

When I attempt to connect to any site that uses an HTTPS connection (e.g. https://www.google.com), I get a 'This Connection is Untrusted' error. I'm using FF 42.0. I followed the instructions in the ...
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Apache SSL with Multiple Virtualhost

I have a VPS from DO with one ip address. I'm managing multiple domain via Apache Virtual Hosts, and now, I must setup a virtual host with SSL support. I created a self-signed ssl certificate to test ...
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You don't have permission to access / on this server for HTTPS URL

I have installed ownCloud on Debian OS. It works with HTTP but not with HTTPS. When an HTTPS URL is opened it throws this error: You don't have permission to access / on this server. HTTP ...
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Root HTTPS request to HTTP for internal use

My configuration consists on two virtual machines (both CentOs 6) VM_A: Application server VM_B: Proxy server with squid The setup for my test How can I root https request to http request for ...
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My Chrome “jumps” to non-existent HTTPS protocol

My Chrome (40.0.2214.115m) jumps to non-existent https : I type in http://johnwhitech.homeip.net:8080/ And Chrome redirect to http s ://johnwhitech.homeip.net:8080/ which does not exist. ...
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Google domain name HTTPS errors on single router only

Every time I browse to google.com or my local google (google.com.sg), I get an HTTPS error which on Chrome is ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID. The certificate that is returned appears to be for the ...
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Local site with IIS Express Development Certificate takes long to connect

I'm running a local site with an IIS Express Development Certificate: When I use Chrome to connect to my local site https://www.example.com the Chrome taskbar keeps showing connecting...: Only ...
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Cannot open port 443 on modem

I'm developing a website, which requires an https connection because of the login system. I opened my Tomcat's Connector on port 443 and connecting through https://localhost works well, but i need it ...
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Cannot map Synology WebDAV (HTTPS) share on Windows

I've tried everything from this post that applied as well as the answers from this post. I can connect successfully with Kodi on Android as well as NetDrive on Windows. I cannot connect with Kodi on ...
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SSL does not work

I am trying to add https to our url. Below is my config in httpd.conf. But when I type in the url with https, the server hangs are returns time out. The url works with http as before. HTTPS part is ...
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Using Fiddler to sniff HTTPS requests of any process (Proxifier)

As far as I understand Fiddler, it simply listens on localhost:8888 and changes the windows proxy settings to exactly that. So that every application that connects using that proxy sends the data ...
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How do I filter out addresses using HTTPS for a D-Link router?

I recently got a new router, a DRL-600L Router from D-Link, and was setting up some filters to block out certain websites. One problem I am having is blocking out addresses that use https instead of ...
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Difference between JKS file and client certificates

I am accessing my partner URL using httpS. I was able to download the client certificates from Browser itself. However i got to know that it is not enough for us only to have the client certificates ...
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SSLCipherSuite settings in Apache for supporting TLS 1.0, 1.1 and 1.2

I have an Apache 2.4.7 web server running multiple domain names using a single IP address. As a result of the Poodle vulnerability, I added the following SSLCipherSuite line. It worked fine for a ...
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*buntu: https on apt-get [closed]

I recently searched on the web to know about https for apt-get and as far as I read there's no actual need, that at least is what a lot of people defend, for the use of it for this as it's always ...
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Is the data sent from web server to browser is really more secured in https than http?

I was just reading about the differences between http and https briefly. And what I have not understood is the following possible scenario: Everyone has SSL public key right? So, anyone can get the ...
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https certificates for 2 IP addresses on the same server

We are working on a router-like device which can have it’s own access point and be connected to another router. We want to have https on the management web page using a valid certificate (not a ...
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Enforce HTTPS for specific pages of a web application

I have a web application that works on both the HTTP and the HTTPS protocols. I want some of its pages (form pages) to work only on the HTTPS protocol. The web application was developed on the ...
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How to add a self-signed certificate as an exception in Chrome?

I have a number of network devices that I access over HTTPS. However, they are self-signed certificates, so Chrome displays a warning page. In earlier versions of chrome, I seem to remember an "add ...
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How to properly install SCR3500 card reader on mac - Mac OS X 10.6.8?

I am trying to login into some secured site and I am required to use SCR3500 card reader. I found and installed some drivers - http://support.identive-group.com/download_scm/download_scm.php?lang=en. ...
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How to untrust proxy or antivirus certificate and/or certificate authority?

I have antivirus inspecting my web traffic including HTTPs. In this question we discovered, that it installed it's self certificates or certificate authority (not sure about terminology). Now I wish ...
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Using Cntlm & PuTTY to use http/https through SSH Tunnel

Forgive my grammar and my bad English. I'll try to explain as clearly and concisely as I can! This is an overview of the network topology I am facing: MyWorkstation → Transparent Proxy → Internet ...
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How to use WinHTTP logging to determine SSL/TLS level negotiated

I've enabled WinHTTP Logging but the log files don't give me the SSL/TLS level negotiated. "Using WinHTTP Logging to Verify SSL/TLS Negotiation" only discusses error responses. Can I only determine ...
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How can any “replace your DNS and watch netflix from another country” company work with HTTPS traffic?

There are many services like "unblock-us.com" that make it possible to use geo-restricted services from other countries. The setup is always the same: just replace DNS and that's it. My question is: ...
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How to test if a web-services client application supports TLS?

I have a client app that accesses an HTTPS web-service. It uses an external library for SSL support. The service provider has advised they are dropping SSL 3 support and, from a specific date, will ...
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How can Kaspersky embed code into web page accessed via HTTPs?

I have Kaspersky Internet Security (antivirus program) doing some security for me. Specifically, it checks links by it's database and marking it with green K signs. The question is: how it can be ...
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Is there a way to make Chrome assume a domain's certificate is valid (in other words, skip validating its certificate)?

Is there a way to make Chrome on Windows avoid validating the certificate for a domain such as (www.foo.com): Basically I want to avoid getting this warning message for that site every time I start ...
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Why do some websites show the company name next to the URL?

Some websites show the company name next to the URL (in Chrome) and some don't. How do I set this up for my website? Is there a reason why or why I wouldn't want to do this?
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every SSL certificate fails in chrome

I have downgraded from Windows 10 to Windows 7 today. Now EVERY time i call ANY https:// url in chrome, it tells me that the connection is not secure. My time settings are correct and the sites work ...
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HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized when using XML-RPC PHP client and server

HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized This server could not verify that you are authorized to access the document you requested. Either you supplied the wrong credentials (e.g., bad password), or your browser ...
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mod_header for Host Public Key Pinning?

I'm trying to configure Apache to write the Host Public Key Pinning Header (a.k.a Public Key Pinning Extension for HTTP or HPKP). I'm in the Apache docs at Apache Module mod_headers, but I can't ...
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Safari won't open a URL with special utf8 characters over https, but http works fine

My https switch is almost complete. Everything works flawlessly on every browser except Safari (both iOS and OSX). Some URLs contain Polish characters, such as żźćąłóń. Apparently in some cases ...
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Same SSL Cert on 2 Servers, 1 Passes & Other Doesn't

I run a few small sites, and last year installed SSL certificates on each of them. Last week a visitor contacted me with a question about my SSL certificate, which prompted me to run a couple of SSL ...
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Make Firefox warn before allowing user to visit non-HTTPS website

I want to avoid accidentally visiting websites served over unencrypted HTTP. How can I configure Firefox so that it will warn me if I attempt to visit such a site? Ideally: this shouldn't need an ...
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Install self-signed SSL certificate correctly (for use in Node.js)

I've been trying to create a self-signed certificate, use it in a simple Node.js server, and install it into the system to the system trusted. However, something is not working, the 'SSL certificate ...
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Tomcat6 - SSL received a record that exceeded the maximum permissible length

After following the instructions to setup a secure http connection on my tomcat server (link: https://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-6.0-doc/ssl-howto.html), I had this error pop up when I requested ...
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Suppress Google Chrome's “Your Connection is Not Private” for specific Address?

We have an internal website (behind our VPN) which uses https/ssl. Every time I visit it, I get this error message: Your connection is not private Attackers might be trying to steal your ...
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Firefox - any way to override Server Name Indication for troubleshooting?

I use firefox extensively to access and troubleshoot a myriad of webapps, many of them running on apache virtualhost'ed environments. One problem I've been having is that on SSL-enabled servers I ...
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All https sites have expired certificates

Suddenly all https sites have expired certificates on all browsers, even formatting and reinstalling Windows didn't work! I tried many different connections as well.
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How do I fan-out HTTP requests with a HTTPS/SNI proxy?

Let's say my HTTPS server gets contacted with the SNI hostname 200.100.2.1.myhost.com. I wish to read the SNI hostname, and depending on the hostname, forward to the IP address from the beginning from ...
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How redirect to HTTPS using DNS server?

I use the openDNS servers : 208.67.222.123 / 208.67.220.123 as DNS provider for my PC. When I go to an inappropriate http:// (adult content), I got redirected to https:// open dns site. I just ...
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Windows hosts: how can I redirect HTTPS site?

I have the following in my C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts: 127.0.0.1 example.com It works when I use: http://example.com But does not work when I use: https://example.com, which gives error ...
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Why might a browser sometimes ask for confirmation when going to an HTTPS page?

When I click on a link to an HTTPS link, the browser will sometimes ask for confirmation or channel me though a form before it will allow me to se the page. Why would it do this? (This question ...
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Securing email on the routeemail

I know that most emails use ssl but i wonder what happens with my email while it is in transit for example on the route to recipient there are many email servers and is ssh used on each hop? I believe ...
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Where does Firefox get the HSTS information from?

I have a local server serving HTTPS using a self-signed certificate. It does not serve http. The certificate is issued with cn=host1.subdomain1.domain1. The server is reachable under name host2, too. ...
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Chrome suddenly red HTTPS on mobile but not on desktop

Yesterday I enabled OCSP stapling for my website in nginx. Now when I check my website using Qualys SSL Labs I have 2 trust paths, 1 using a SHA1 root certificate and 1 using a SHA256 root ...
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Why would Chrome rewrite links within pages from the http:// to https:// scheme?

I'm completely stumped with this issue: When visiting a website which is a virtual host, without SSL support and with no reference to any https:// scheme within its database, or any file within it's ...
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bower package installation issues with git / https

Here is my OS: (But installed in my laptop using VM - Virtualbox via vagrant) Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Release: 12.04 Codename: precise The problem I am facing is that ...