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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How can I disable SSL (https) google search in FireFox?

I know that Firefox 14 has enabled Secure Sockets Layer (SSL or https) search for its Google search plug-in. How can I disable it? Thanks,
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Unable to open websites that use HTTPS on linux

I have the following network configuration: My PC 192.168.1.20/24 uses 192.168.1.1/24 as a gateway. Dlink-2760U router with Local address 192.168.1.1/24 has a VPN connection open with the provider ...
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Curl Couldn't resolve host for HTTPS

I am trying to use curl on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.1. When I try to use URL with HTTPS it gives an error message "Couldn't resolve host". But for the same URL when tried with HTTP ...
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How can users bypass the “This connection is untrusted” page?

First, I don't think this is a repeat of other questions that sound similar (because it involves the same warning page). Second, Browser information: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:13.0) ...
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Sniffing SSL Traffic with Wireshark Locally

I ahve an application that is submitting and recieving information via HTTPS. If I place wireshark on the same box and the client. Will I be able to decrypt all of the data within the communication ...
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Privoxy https/socks5 proxy + Authentication

I have bought a paid https proxy to be able to surf the web securely... the proxy needs authentication and I can use it on windows 7 using Proxifier ( www.proxifier.com ) but in Linux there is no ...
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Is it possible for my company to monitor my Gmail?

Since Gmail uses https, all the messages should be encrypted? Here we assume my company does not have keystroke logger or random snapshot software.
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Apache mod_rewrite working with http but not https

I am configuring an apache server to change URLs from [http://(IP)/users/testuser/test.html] to [http:/(IP)/~testuser/test.html] This works fine, as such RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ...
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How can I use curl with a SSL URL to get a 200 OK?

I'm trying to use curl to get the HTTP status of a GET request: curl --insecure --silent --show-error --connect-timeout 1 -I https://host:8443/health Note: I'm using the --insecure flag in this ...
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How to surf using https in all the googles services?

I would like to surf using HTTPS in all the services of google, the reader the searching etc. currently I set my searching using the https and gmail. Is there any way to configure chrome to search if ...
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Origin of SSL identification string on certain HTTPS sites

Some SSL protected sites have a fancy identification string in the browser navigation bar. Where does it come from? Is it the "Common Name" field in the CSR? Here's an example:
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Can't do Google UK searches with Firefox Search Box when HTTPS Everywhere is active

When HTTPS Everywhere 2.0.2 extension is active, searches in the built-in Firefox Search Box go to https://encrypted.google.com (instead of https://www.google.co.uk as desired). This means that I ...
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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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How can I tunnel SSH through an HTTPS proxy?

I want to set up a SSH connection through a https proxy, using the full HTTPS / SSL stack (to disguise the SSH traffic). This should be possible using the CONNECT command on HTTPS server. What ...
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Importing a self-signed SSL certificate on MacOS

I generated a self-signed certificate with openssl and added it to my linux server. I then imported the certificate on my mac with Keychain Access into the System keychain using the settings "Always ...
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Redirect Apache SSL traffic to subdomain with a proper certificate

I currently have a server which has a DynDNS subdomain (let's call it foo.dyn.com). I also have a proper domain with a CNAME pointing to that subdomain (let's call it bar.baz.com). foo.dyn.com has a ...
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Accessing a web page through HTTPS linking to resources through HTTP in IE

I have a web site mostly access through regular HTTP and a login page running over a secure connection (HTTPS) for obvious security reasons (nobody likes to their multi-purpose duplicate passwords ...
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HTTPS hangs using SOCKS5 proxy over SSH tunnel

Using SecureCRT at work to connect via SSH to my home Mac using a SOCKS5 proxy (my company also has a corporate proxy). I am using Chrome and Firefox with this SOCKS proxy. Regular browsing is quick, ...
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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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Installing a custom Root authority certificate for a Service Application

I have an Windows service application, that executes under a specific user account, that calls a remote web service via HTTPS. The certificate the remote server uses is issued by a Root authority ...
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How would you monitor emails within your network?

How would you monitor Emails which is over HTTPS connection within your network. I know there are some steps involved before the connection is established and the communication actually starts, so how ...
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decrypt local ssl traffic (MacOS)

I am trying to reverse engineer a protocol which uses HTTPS exclusively. On Windows I was using oSpy to view the plaintext of local SSL packets, but for MacOS I have not been able to find an ...
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Is gitosis or gitolite necessary to push changes via HTTP/HTTPS to remote git repository?

I have an apache2 server running a virtual host with HTTPS and basic authentication enabled. The virtual host serves GIT repositories via gitweb script. Authenticated users pull repositories from ...
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Gmail loses browser encryption after a while

I'm using the latest version of Firefox on the latest version of OS X for reference. I've noticed that sometimes when I go back to my email tab and look in the location bar, Firefox says gmail is no ...
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How does HTTPS avoids the key for encryption to be sniffed in the first place?

When a 2 computer establish an HTTPS connection them have to resolve what key is going to be used, right? So, to do that, at some point the key have to travel unencrypted from one computer to ...
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SSL-VPN connection out into internet?

Is it possible for me to "rent" a web server, use a cisco AnyConnect client on my machine, create an SSL-VPN tunnel to the server I am renting and then use this to tunnel my internet connection onto ...
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Can cURL use a keyring for client certificates?

I'm using cURL to fetch from an HTTPS location, which requires a client certificate. I have my .curlrc set up to tell cURL where it is, but I don't want to leave my unencrypted private key just lying ...
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Stopping Apache from listening in port 443?

Pretty self-explanatory. Is there any way I can make Apache stop listening in port 443 (Https). So that it only listens on port 80 (http)? I'm working on a Windows 7 PC. Edit 1: I installed Apache ...
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How to accept a HTTPS server's invalid certificate in a given client machine?

A HTTPS server I'm browsing uses an invalid certificate. I want my machine to ignore this error and think that the certificate is valid. How to do that?
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Windows XP browsers have problems with https / certificate corrupted or not trustful

I have a problem with my Windows XP notebook. Suddenly sites like facebook and my email provider (gmx) throws unknown https certificates after trying to login. This error occures only on this xp ...
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gmail not opening on a linux pc after reflashing router from linksys to tomato 1.28

I have replaced the linksys firmware on my wrt54GL with tomato 1.28, and after that I am seeing some really weird behaviour. My windows workstation works just fine, but a linux (fedora 15 x64) laptop ...
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Why does Firefox use HTTPS sometimes?

Sometimes Firefox uses HTTPS and sometimes not. Why does that happen, is that caused by Firefox or by websites that I visit?
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HTTPS in public wireless network: is it ok

When I am using public WiFi to go to a secured site that uses HTTPS, is my data encrypted? Is it a lot more risky than when I am on a secured network ?
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Chrome says “This page contains some resources that are not secure” in all https websites

When I go to Gmail website (it is https), I see a red https with a line in address bar, and when I click on the icon near the URL, There is a sentence "... However, This page contains some resources ...
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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?