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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Trying convert webserver certificate to PEM file for wireshark to monitor ssl traffic in HTTP format

I am trying to monitor https traffic as readable HTML. I have downloaded the certificate from the server. "In Internet Explorer, I selected the certificate and copy to file, DER encoded binary X.509 ...
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Tool for reading HTML from an HTTPS page in command

Does anyone know of a tool that allows the code of an HTTPS file to be displayed in(or dumped from) command or something similar. Essentially, I'm trying to monitor an https web site for a certain ...
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How do I get to see an https certificate on a website that will not give its actual web pages by https but only files that don't display in the brow?

On a domain like truecrypt.org, you cannot see the actual website trough https, but when you download the signatures of their files or their pgp key, they will send it to you through https. However ...
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Why do some browsers ask for confirmation before following any HTTPS link?

I've seen many browsers, both mobile and desktop, show a warning dialog when I click on an HTTPS link. Just warning of the fact that this is an HTTPS link. For example, my Nokia E75 asks "Opening a ...
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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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Https connection in java

I have successfully generated a keystore using keytool -genkeypair -alias SomeAlias -keyalg RSA -validity 365 -keystore NAME.keystore -storetype JKS placed it in tomcat config dir and updated ...
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Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2 update breaks SSL

Summary After updating from 10.7.1 to 10.7.2, neither Safari nor Google Chrome can load GMail. Spinning Beachballs all around. The problem isn't GMail; Firefox loads GMail just fine. The problem ...
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Is it possible to tunnel https traffic via ssh tunnel with standard ssh-programs?

Can I reroute the https traffic (of an svn repository) via ssh-tunnel. The problem is that the the services that use https don't work if I just create one tunnel for listening with e.g.: ssh -L ...
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What happens when 's' of HTTPS is removed?

I have this: https://194.16.222.100/ which corresponds to www.skanetrafiken.se. Using this, although the web browser says that there is a SSL error, I can access the web-page. However, when I remove ...
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Unable to access to GMail with firefox

I'm unable to access to gmail using firefox 7.0.1 on Windows7 I'm able to access to my GMail account with another browser. I verified the encryption Tools -> Options -> Advanced And both ...
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Why does “//” instead of http or https before the actual link work?

I just noticed that I can write //google.com instead of http://google.com and it still works. Is that some kind of short-hand? Maybe it's something that's built in my browser (Chrome 14)? Is it safe ...
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Internet Explorer not redirecting HTTP to HTTPS to a specific user

One of our users is trying to access a site that automatically re-directs the HTTP to a HTTPS domain, but it's not happening for her. She just gets a page cannot be displayed. However, if I "run as" ...
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TLS 1.0 Unchecked Unable to open GMAIL, HOTMAIL and other Logins?

I am using Firefox 6.02 and Windows 7 x86 version. I was recently unable to log in to Gmail, Hotmail and other such websites. I checked the preferences and figured out there was some security issue as ...
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How can I redirect HTTP requests to use HTTPS?

Is it possible to automatically redirect HTTP to HTTPS? Can I amend my host file in such a way that when I visit http://www.hsbc.co.uk it will redirect me to https://www.hsbc.co.uk? or is there ...
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IIS 7 Url Rewrite for only port 80

I have a site where any traffic coming in on port 80 needs to be redirected to port 443 (https). According to this article, that is easy enough and it works. My problem is, however, that this is a ...
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Can you get a reply from a HTTPS site using the Ping command?

I tried using the ping command on a https page, but the message says that ping could not find the host. Is there some issue regarding ping and https?
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How difficult is it to crack HTTPS? [closed]

I'll be using a computer at a foreign country. Suppose the government is trying to figure out my password, would I be able to protect my password using HTTPS to log into GMail, or my company ...
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HTTPS not working on custom port

I am doing this as a test for bigger deployment. I have Apache running on CentOS5 in a clean VM (just a few tools installed, PHP and such). If mod_ssl is set to listen on 443 in ...
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Can't use HTTPS websites after connected to VPN

My workplace uses a Cisco VPN. When I'm at home, connected wirelessly through my Linksys router, I'm having trouble loading HTTPS sites. (I'm using Ubuntu, which doesn't cache DNS entries) Here's a ...
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Tunneling a random port ( 9700 ) through an HTTPS proxy

I would like to find a way to access port 9700, but my proxy only allows port 8080 and 443. Is there a way to tunnel through port 443 to access port 9700?
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Redirect from HTTP to HTTPs in lighthttpd

How can I redirect from HTTP to HTTPS with lighthttpd? There are tons of lighttpd config snippets floating around to make this happen, but so far none of these really worked. Currently I am still ...
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Allow only HTTP/HTTPS comunication with Agitum Outpost Security Suite Free

Hi I use Agitum Outpost Security Suite Free and I would like allow only HTTP(80) a HTTPS(443) protocols for IN/OUT and also allow local ports for Oracle database, etc. I try use Network Rules -> ...
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Manual HTTP(S) request

I am looking for a tool (possibly on Linux) that will allow me to make a manual HTTP or HTTPS request. By manual, I really mean it: I should be able to feed it a text file which looks like POST /foo ...
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How to easily deploy HTTPS in Ubuntu 10.04?

I have an Apache web server running on Ubuntu 10.04, and I would like to switch everything to HTTPS.
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Do i really need to clear my browser cache after using a https site to protect the privacy of the pages i visited?

I've seen a number of online banking sites which, after logging out, have a message recommending that I clear my browser cache to ensure my private banking information remains secure. Is that really ...
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IE9: Permanently accept untrusted certificate

When accessing a website via HTTPS which has an untrusted certificate, Internet Explorer 9 always shows me the following error message: Is there a way to import the certificate permanently, so that ...
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Strange issue with HTTPS URLs in Firefox 5

I have a very annoying problem with Firefox 5 (Windows): whenever I open a new tab and enter an HTTPS URL (like Twitter, Google Mail, ...), the page does not load and after a while I get the standard ...
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Parent proxy as https

On my computer, I have a direct connection to the internet, But, I also have a different connection on my computer which is a https proxy running on a certain port. On windows, I can access that ...
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Log and debug/decrypt a windows application's HTTPS traffic

I've got a proprietary windows-only application that uses HTTPS to speak with a (also proprietary, undocumented) web service. To ultimately be able to use the web service's functionality on my linux ...
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Firefox on Windows XP doesn't supports SNI?

Why do I get this message on Windows XP SP3?: https://sni.velox.ch/ "Unfortunately, your client [Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.18) Gecko/20110614 Firefox/3.6.18 ( .NET CLR ...
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How to test that SNI is supported by given webbrowser?

I just want to test this: https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Server_Name_Indication on different webbrowsers. (if it's working or not) I know I could Google HTTPS sites using the: ...
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HTTP to HTTPS Tunnel

So the issue is that I have quite a few homebrew scripts/web testing programs that only work with HTTP. The problem is that the website only allows HTTPS connections. Does anyone know of a way to ...
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How do add a certificate from a self-signed server to trusted certificates in Chrome?

I have a dedicated server with a wiki and want to secure it so nobody can read my articles by sniffing my pages. I do not want to pay for a valid certificate so I created a self-signed certificate. ...
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Log HTTP and HTTPS browser traffic, decrypting the latter

Is there a way that I can save all HTTP and HTTPS browser communications (including request, response, full headers and body) to files on my computer? The HTTPS communications must be saved ...
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I'm receiving an SSL error in various browsers, but I can't find non-SSL content

I'm receiving an error with my SSL connection. Using google chrome I see the following error: Your connection is encrypted with 128-bit encryption ... however this page includes other ...
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How to setup Chrome Browser on MacOS (or Windows) so that only SSL connections are allowed?

Due to security concerns we would like to Chrome Browser on MacOS (or Windows) allows only SSL (https) connections. I.e., if host does not support https then it will not allowed. Is that possible?
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Certificate error with Internet Explorer 9

one of my coworkers installed IE9 on their computer. They are now having trouble accessing some websites that once worked(and still work) in other browsers. One example is this page: ...
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LightHTTPD; how do i disable http so only https is available on a single port?

I have a project that should be available only through ssl connection. It's being served by Lighthttpd, but I can't figure out how to set up the ssl on the port. When I use the guides I find with ...
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How to block access to https URLs by regex on OS X?

Is there any way in which I can, on OS X, effectively block against access (by browsers or potentially any process) to secure URLs by regex? E.g. deny access to: https://example.com/foo/bar/.* but ...
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subversion install from source - http unrecognized url scheme [closed]

I am installing subversion from source. I downloaded neon, and extracted it to my subversion directory. Then did make clean ./configure --with-gnome-keyring --with-ssl make make install Still, ...
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Bypassing workplace HTTP proxy (using SSH, or other)

The workplace proxy (from here workproxy) is on port 8080; it requires NTLM authentication. I've been able to achieve this using NTLMAPS. I've tested NTLMAPS using all of my browsers, and the ...
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How do I access Gmail in lynx?

Client does not support https. That is all I am getting. I even tried the basic HTML link.
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StartSSL Free Certificate and Plesk, https connection still unsecure

I'd just installed my certs correctly into my Plesk 8.3.0, I encountered some trouble with the "CA didn't sign the certificate" warning message but I solved it. Right now it seems to me that I ...
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What happened to the Https Lock in Firefox 4?

Previous versions of Firefox used to have a padlock icon in the address bar whenever you browsed to a HTTPS site. Since Firefox 4 it no longer seems to be there. What happened to it? Is there any way ...
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Troubleshooting timeout and login problem, data transfer logging

I can't use gmail or Google log-in enabled openAuth from my browser in Ubuntu, but the same computer (It is a dual boot) works fine for everything in Windows. I connect through a Dynex router, and a ...
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Is HTTPS secure on a work domain

I have recently been reading up on the capabilities of TMG HTTPS inspection http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee658156.aspx The theory behind the use cases sounds fine (you want to stop ...
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Possible to set up my own certificate for a web server, and make my computers trust it?

I have a server with some web applications, and I'd like to enable HTTPS to minimize the chance of someone picking up my authentication information. However, I don't really want to shell out for ...
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dd-wrt router blocks SOME https pages

My router (dlink dir-825 with dd-wrt firmware) for some mysterious reason blocks SOME (not all) https pages. One page to be exact. I don't know why. And It's definately router problem - the page is ...
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Why are email transfers between mail servers often not encrypted? Why aren't users warned about it?

Users can often choose if they want to access their email provider (such as Gmail) using a secure channel (e.g. using HTTPS). However, to the best of my knowledge, when it comes to ...
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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.