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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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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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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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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some HTTPS sites getting blocked on one machine in network

I have a few computers connected to the internet via a router. I have been having some trouble with this one Windows 7 desktop. I can browse most of the sites without any trouble but some sites where ...
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Upgraded to Chrome 6, and now some SSL sites don't load

I recently auto-updated my laptop (Macbook Pro with 10.6, it it matters) to Chrome 6. My current employer has an annoying firewall that intercepts all incoming traffic, mainly to filter non-work ...
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“The Server method 'SetObject' Failed” on Exchange Server 2010

I have Exchange Server 2010 with Windows Server 2008 64-bit. Exchange Server and OAW is working fine. However if I want to add another HTTPS port binding in IIS7, after adding the binding in IIS and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Owncloud https and ssl with free dns

I use no-ip and I want to set my owncloud server (hosted with raspberry) with https protocol. After installed everything I follow this from the official documentation: <VirtualHost *:80> ...
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Secure connection to cloudfront.net CDN fails [closed]

It's a couple of days that I have difficulties using some websites like Trello and Memrise when I checked the browser's dev tools, all connections to the Cloudfront.net CDN was failing. for example: ...
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Can I force https requests to use http

I have a situation where my employer uses a cert to spy on everyone's https traffic. They set it up poorly with a self signed certificate so unless the application allows me to ignore the cert I just ...
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Can't access certain HTTPS sites on Firefox 3.6

I have an old box that has been running for many many years, and has been functioning as a monitoring box (i.e there are a load of tv's connected to it, and on those, there are many web pages showing ...
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What is a cache flush, and how do you explain this TCPdump pattern?

I ran TCPdump a few times on my home network and found a lot of packets that were marked (Cache Flush), seemingly originating with my sister's laptop. I can't see any HTTP or HTTPS packets during the ...
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access websites with custom https port via socks proxy

I use a socks4 proxy in chrome (ssh tunnel via putty listens on localhost:60000) which works fine for all websites with the default http ports 80 and 443. What does NOT work is accessing websites over ...
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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 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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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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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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Can I view remote HTTP directories via something like sshfs?

It's possible to mount remote directories via sshfs, if you have the correct login credentials to connect via ssh. I've also seen many websites with the 'autoindex' functionality (e.g. here and here)....
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HTTP/2 has much higher TTFB than HTTP/1.1

Has anyone else experience this issue with HTTP/2 on IIS10. I have a VM set up on Azure with a Website on IIS10. I've set up SSL etc. and tested the site on HTTP/2, turned off SSL and tested it on ...
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Error downloading file with Internet Explorer using HTTPS

We recently have a problem with Internet Explorer when downloading files over HTTPS from one application. Suddenly it started to show this error Internet Explorer no puede descargar ${page} de ${...
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How to setup a HTTPS Proxy on a raspberry pi

I'm looking for a way to encrypt every data sent from my smartphone and laptop by using a proxy server on my raspberry pi. What I've got so far: - RPi with Squid3 Running What I'm still missing: - ...
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lighttpd complains about ssl.use-compression

I am trying to apply some of the tricks described here, and the problem is having ssl.use-compression = "disable" in lighttpd.conf, because server reports WARNING: unknown config-key: ssl.use-...
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Iptables: Filtering string encrypted by ssl

I need to filter (send to BANRULES set) incoming http/https packets with a certain string (matchword). I do it easy when ssl is not in use (port 80): iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 80 -m ...
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Force browser to use HTTP because of HTTP proxy

I have a lot of HTTP proxies and I cannot access websites that are using SSL through those proxies. I have no access to configuring the proxies, so is it possible to force Firefox (in my case) to ...
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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 https://pypi.python....
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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 sub-...
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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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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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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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Nginx/SNI: Return 444 if there's no certificate available for a specific domain hosted on the same IP

I'm stuck with configuring nginx regarding SSL and SNI support. In order to simplify my case let's say I have two domains, foo.com and bar.com. I have only one IP and both domains are mapped to this ...
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Can not access any site with Chrome but Chromium does access any site well at the same time

I'm in for trouble with Chrome on my Mac after I backed to my home. The problem is I can not access the site such https://www.google.com with error code "ERR_ACCESS_DENIED". Even It's not restricted ...
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Chrome and Outlook can only make secure connections when user account has admin privileges

I have a co-worker who is set up as an admin user under Win XP SP3 and I'm trying to switch her to being a restricted user. The short story is that when I switch her account to restricted, Chrome can'...
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Apache configured for HSTS, but SSLLabs/Chrome not acknowledging

I'm setting up a webserver and I've been checking it against SSLLabs and Chrome 31 to make sure the security is up to snuff. However neither Chrome nor SSLLabs seems to believe that strict transport ...
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All https requests are goes as TLS (windows 7 64bit)

I have installed a version of windows 7 64bit on my laptop. After it all software that are going to send request to https has failed because the OS are using TLS instead of SSL3. I find it because all ...
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Windows 7 has an https timeout — how can I turn it off?

I seem to have some sort of https time-out problem with browsers in Windows 7. Windows 7 seemed to work just fine until a few weeks ago, when (among other things) I installed Windows EMET. Stupid me. ...
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How to capture HTTPS traffic with Fiddler2 on Windows 8? Unable to generate certificate

How to capture HTTPS traffic with Fiddler2 on Windows 8? While trying to capture HTTPS traffic under Windows 8 I get permanent messages "Unable to Generate Certificate" while browsing: Renaming/...
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Can not combine two CA certificate files to a CA certificate chain

Ι' m trying to concatenate two valid self-signed CA pem files generated using openssl in order to import a single CA file in Firefox (client side), using the following command: cat CA_file0.pem ...
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Tunnel HTTPS traffic through a proxy on Mac OS X

I am trying to route all my browser traffic through an HTTP proxy for debugging reasons. I have tried mitmproxy and burp, with Firefox, Safari and Chrome on Mac OS X. The problem I'm having is that ...
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How to only accept certificates issued by user-specified CA per domain?

Question Is it possible in Chromium or Firefox to only accept SSL certificates issued by a user-specified CA for a specific domain? Background When you have set up your own certificate authority ...
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how to force web browser sends HTTP CONNECT request

when we use HTTP proxy, we can use it to visit websites with https. In ordinary http proxying, the browser sends HTTP GET in cleartext. HTTP proxy parse the HTTP GET request HOST line to know which ...
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Apache vhost config with ssl redirect and two sites

I am running an apache webserver for a while now with a secure server. All traffic was rerouted to https://first.some.com (example names). Now I want to add a second site for testing purposes on the ...
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Switch red5 https.port

Our Plesk parallels was installed at port 8443 and since installing red5, we haven't had use of it. I later found out that by default, when a server has ssl, red5 uses port 8443. Is there any way to ...