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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HTTPs sites won't load CSS in any browser

Whenever I try to load a https website, the CSS stylesheet for the site won't load. I've looked around for answers, and apparently fixing the system time can resolve the problem but, as far as I can ...
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Will IIS8.5 do a better job for WebDAV data sharing than Apache in terms of performance and file locking?

Right now I am using Synology's built-in WebDAV function, which I think is based on Apache server. The issue i am having are basically slow transferring speed and missing file locking ability. The ...
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Is Zscalar's HTTPS Everywhere for IE affiliated with EFF?

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has a tool called HTTPS Everywhere for Firefox, Chrome and Opera. But they don't list Internet Explorer. There is a company called Zscalar that provides HTTPS ...
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Safari can’t establish a secure connection to the server

I realize there is another question with the same title, but my situation is very different. The problem started on three of my computers after upgrading from Leopard to Snow Leopard. I can login to ...
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How to get https Google search if it is “turned off” in your network?

When searching on Google over public WiFi at a cafe, I am getting the message: SSL search is off This network has turned off SSL search, so you cannot see personalized results. The ...
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Can't access HTTPS resources with Ubuntu client and VirtualBox Windows host

I have VirtualBox 4.3.12 on Windows 8.1 running Ubuntu Trusty 32bit client. When I try to access HTTPS resources from the client, I see errors like: Cannot fetch index base URL ...
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https connection in internet sharing through a proxy server

I have two computers (A and B) and a "https" proxy server P on port 80. B has 2 NICs (n1 and n2). B shares the internet connection with A on n1. If A has set P in its browser and tries to open a https ...
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Redirect ALL web traffic through TLS without a VPN

Assumptions: Server: I have a Debian Squeeze server, routable on the public Internet, with a static IPv4 address. I have unrestricted access to modify the software on the server. The server can ...
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Simple proof-of-concept stunnel configuration

I am trying to setup stunnel to access a HTTPS web service from a HTTP-only client. Should be a piece of cake, right? I have the following stunnel.conf: client=yes verify=0 [test-https] accept = ...
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How to control SSL automatic activities in Wordpress php files

I have domain with one sub-domain. The domain has installed SSL with valid certificate but sub-domain doesn't have it. I installed two Wordpress, one for domain and one for sub-domain (clone it to ...
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How to get digicert high assurance in my Mac

I removed Digicert high assurance certificate from the keychain. Now when I visit facebook.com or other ssl websites from chrome, they don't open and I get an SSL error, e.g.: How can I to get ...
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HTTPS certificates invalid on Safari, Chrome on specific user account

Safari and Chrome report invalid certificates on certain HTTPS sites (for example GitHub and Bitbucket). Firefox strangely shows a green valid certificate. I've created a new OS X user and everything ...
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Where does Firefox store cerificates and how to delete one?

The root cause of my problem is not known to me, whatever it is, I experience frequent DNS failures. When it happens I cannot browse to my Gmail inbox. I use two DNS settings. One is the public DNS ...
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Netflix SSL certificate shows up when trying to visit https://www.google.com

I'm on a hotel Wi-Fi network where occasionally the following message shows up in Chrome when trying to visit any Google sites over HTTPS: The SSL certificate reported when this happens is This ...
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How can I connect to a HTTPS site via HTTP

We have CheckPoint in our company. I am using Anonymox to bypass CheckPoint. Everything is OK except when I try to connect HTTPS sites I cannot bypass CheckPoint. For example I can watch videos on ...
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intercept zip file download request to view contents?

user 'A' downloads a zip file from a web server via HTTP/HTTPS, and after downloading he immediately deletes that zip file from server. In this scenario,can user 'B' (not having direct access to ...
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What might be causing specific IPv6 HTTPS servers to send an excessive number of RST packets?

Client browsers on my IPv6-enabled home network hang and time out when attempting to load https:// URLs from specific IPv6 sites, such as ones operated by CloudFlare. In those situations, the live log ...
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Magento | After SSL Setup, Images not shown

My problem is, i setup a Comodo Positive SSL on solempet.com When i changed the options for front page to secure https urls, images and css now shown. I mean site is not load properly and images, css ...
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Disable HTTPS on Wikipedia

Wikipedia loads over HTTPS by default on my machine. This makes page loads take a long time, so I'd like for Wikipedia to default to HTTP instead. How can I do this? I am surfing from a home internet ...
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Force PC to use HTTP instead HTTPS on pages like Facebook or Google [duplicate]

Is this possible? I know plugin for Firefox "HTTPS Everywhere", but i need opposite of it. Thank for answers.
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HTTPS for the Asus RT-N12 router's web interface

How do you access the Asus RT-N12 router's web interface via HTTPS? I've hunted through every page in the web interface, but haven't seen an option to enable HTTPS.
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How to build a certifcate chain for ServerHello

I've been trying to put together a certificate chain. I have the private key (privatekey.pem) and CSR (csr.pem) that I submitted to the Certificate Authority/CA. I took the CA's certificate and put ...
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How do I disable the warning Chrome gives if a security certificate is not trusted?

I want to know if it's possible to disable the warning you get in Chrome when you try to go to some HTTPS site that doesn't have a trusted certificate. I have a few sites in my bookmarks that use ...
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nginx - ssl and www redirect configuration

this is related to: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24538973/django-allowed-hosts-error-for-www-domain-and-ip-address i'm attempting to redirect www and non-ssl requests to ssl non-www domain for ...
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DNS records - Site defualts to old https site

I updated the DNS records for a site, which has a https version of the site. Instead of going to the new site which is http not https, the browsers will want to default to the old https version of the ...
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How to add a self-signed certificate to Firefox besides adding it as a CA?

Since it's not a wise thing to add a self-signed HTTPS cert as a CA to Firefox, my question is: How can I add a self-signed certificate to Mozilla Firefox? (not as a CA). So that I will not be warned ...
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SVN over HTTPS and SSL handshake fails

I am trying to checkout from my team's svn server. It requires client side authentication. I'm running Ubuntu 10.04. Here's what I get: $ svn checkout https://myproject.myserver.org/svn/project/ ...
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Author missing from subversion revision

I just migrated an existing svn repository to a new server. Previously the users connected using tortoise-svn over http, and when committing, would have their revision associated with there user by ...
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Security warning in IE for non-secure content

I'm faced with strange behaviour in IE8. There is an HTTPS web page which contains an IFrame pointing to non-secure page. When I receive a security warning from IE, if I choose "Yes", I see ...
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Why Firefox alert me about HTTPs “Untrusted” Connection on Positivessl - Comodo certificate?

For my new startUp I got a SSL certificate from Comodo.com. I did all the painful process and finally I was able to implement it on my AWS server (I'm running MEAN Stack). Now when someone visit my ...
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Force browser to use HTTPS only? [duplicate]

Is there some way to force a popular desktop browser (IE, Chrome, Firefox, Opera etc.) to only connect to a site via HTTPS and if the site does not support HTTPS, then not connect at all?
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POST http(s) request with xml content in Power Query

I have a POST http request which works good in HttpRequester (Firefox plugin). I know that it is possible to call POST request in Power Query but cannot find working solution. Here is the original ...
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How can I verify on download that a site's SSL cert is for a host I trust?

Generally I want to be able to make an HTTPS connection to a site, and while negotiating the SSL check that: The cert is in every way valid for the host listed on the cert (unexpired, signed by ...
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how to disable TLS 1.0 and checking enabling SSl 3.0 in Firefox 27.0.1?

How to disable TLS 1.0 and checking enabling SSL 3.0 in Firefox 27.0.1 (new Version) ? I suppose I can find it at the Encryption tab. I followed below path Tools -> Options -> Advanced but there ...
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Redirect specific https requests the way HOST redirects specific http requests

Ummm... The question How to block specific HTTPS traffic? seems to have an answer somewhere, but... What I want is to do to https what hosts does to http, that is, redirect the request to someplace ...
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HTTPS not working for a specific site in Internet Explorer

I need to browser a https site in IE(doesn't work with other browser due to VB script's). Everything works fine in Windows 7 but in windows XP(SP2) i can open the site in Firefox but it doesn't work ...
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What specific sequence of events can cause “SSL_ERROR_RX_UNEXPECTED_SERVER_HELLO” in Firefox?

I have a user that was visiting a site and received the following error in FireFox: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during the connection to foo.foo2.com. SSL received an unexpected ...
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Why not https everywhere? [closed]

So https is supposed to be safer than http (encrypted), why is https then not used everywhere? Would it not make the web a more safe place? What could be the reason that https is not implemented when ...
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SSL Redirect in VirtualHost causing url to break

I recently configured by website to direct all traffic through https. I did this by modifying the vhost file to show this <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot "/srv/http/example" ServerName ...
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Difference between DNS and /etc/hosts in name resolving during an HTTPS request

My question is: what is the difference between DNS and the static resolution method based on /etc/hosts in name resolving during an HTTPS connection? In order to connect to a site using https the ...
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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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Virtual hosting with nginx over SSL, without SNI (via a wildcard cert)

I'm trying to get https://survey.mediacru.sh to work without SNI. We have a wildcard cert and are using nginx as our http server. However, on browsers without SNI support (for example, the stock ...
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Disabling TLS protocols for https:// URLs in git

Since my update to Ubuntu 14.04, I cannot connect to the companies git server. It uses https with the SSL protocols only. When running git clone (or any other git command that connects to the server) ...
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Rails 2 and Ngnix: https pages can't load css or js (but will load graphics)

ADMISSION: i've posted this same question on stackoverflow, before realising it's probabaly better suited to superuser, but it kind of depends on the answer: If it turns out to be a problem in my ...
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How to block specific HTTPS traffic?

According to HTTPS description: Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is a combination of Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) with SSL/TLS protocol. It provides encrypted communication ...
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Downloaded a Firefox Addon on addons.mozilla.COM. Ignored Untrusted Certificate. Should I worry?

This site: https://en-us.add-ons.mozilla.com has an untrusted certificate. (At least with my browser: Iceweasel 24.2.0) I find that highly suspicious. But I do not know enough about such ...
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Why is SSL broken for one domain on one computer?

I've been having a strange issue, where I cannot connect to https://www.humblebundle.com. Plain HTTP works fine, as does https://humblebundle.com. These all redirect to the above address. I haven't ...
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Does Heartbleed pose a risk for past HTTPS communications?

Heartbleed exposes a threat where computer memory for a vulnerable could be exposed. Consider an adversary with access to all cipher text input and output of your server (ISP, government, local ...
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Does Heartbleed Bug in OpenSSL affect ALL SSL certs

Does the Heartbleed Bug in OpenSSL affect ALL SSL certs, regardless of where I purchased or if I self-cert? For example, if I bought an SSL certificate from GoDaddy and set this up on my server ...
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Intercept HTTPS traffic of a IP energy consumption monitor device

I have this device connected to my home network, and I'm curious about what it's sending to the Internet. It seems to generate a lot of traffic. I've connected it to my laptop and I've shared the ...