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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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.
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SWFUpload using https does not work in Firefox

I am using SWFUpload to upload files to a database (Windows XP) over https. Everything works as expected in IE (7 and 8), but using my Firefox 3.3.15 it fails without error message. Using the upload ...
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How can I configure apache to use https instead of http for some requests?

For some of the files that I share using Apache, I want to make sure that they are served ONLY via https. How can I configure this for Apache?
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How to connect to an HTTPS WebDAV Folder on Windows 7?

I'm trying to connect to an HTTPS WebDAV folder on Windows 7. I go to a "Computer" Explorer window, right click, and click "Add a Network Location." I follow the prompts and get "The folder you ...
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Is it my ISP's fault that I mostly cannot browse over HTTPS?

When I browse sites over HTTPS (specifically GitHub and Twitter) it sometimes works, but mostly it doesn't. Web pages often fail to load and my web browser shows that "the server unexpectedly dropped ...
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Allow HTTPS cookies but not HTTP?

I want to allow cookies for a domain but only over HTTPS -- not cookies from the same domain that come from HTTP. For example, I don't want any http://www.google.com cookies, but I do want to allow ...
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How to tell which resources are loaded “insecurely” with Chrome using https

I understand this is because I'm loading some stuff via http:// but does that mean a single http reference can't appear in the source? Even in examples like <a href="http://...">...</a>? ...
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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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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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Continually getting https Certificate Errors on all browsers

I recently switched to a new laptop running Windows 7. For some reason I am constantly getting certificate errors when hitting sites where I really shouldn't be getting them - twitter, picasa, google ...
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How to lock down Win Vista Firewall for HTTPS only access?

When I'm on public WiFi (laptop), I want to configure my firewall through its advanced settings to allow only HTTPS web traffic. My first attempt was to block incoming and outgoing by default, then ...
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Is HTTPS TLS or SSL?

How to know a HTTPS connection in use is TLS-based or SSL-based? If I want to use TLS instead of SSL in Apache2, is there anything special to config?
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How to ensure HTTPS is used to send credentials?

As a user, how do I know my user name and password sent to a server is encrypted with HTTPS? Let me preempt the answer of "look for the little lock" or "look for https in the URL" with the following ...
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how to use open wi-fi without a VPN, but remaining secure?

Is there a way to use open wi-fi with your laptop, but WITHOUT using a VPN solution, in a secure fashion? (i.e. to avoid man in the middle, passwords in the clear etc) For example all that comes to ...
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How can I force Google Chrome to remember HTTPS credentials?

Google Chrome is a great browser for sure, though I still see bugs there. Some of them are really annoying: my Chrome (at my work computer) does not offer to remember HTTPS authentication data, and I ...
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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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Disable SSL hostname check in Chrome

How I disable SSL certificate error when CN does not match DNS name in Chrome? In IE, this is done by Tools -> Internet Options -> Advanced (tab) -> Scroll down to section "Security" -> checkbox: ...
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How can I download a cryptographically signed version the Java JDK from Oracle?

When going to Oracle's download site (https://cds.sun.com/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/WFS/CDS-CDS_SMI-Site/en_US/-/USD/ViewProductDetail-Start?ProductRef=java_ee_sdk-6u1u21-wjdk-oth-JPR@CDS-CDS_SMI) to ...
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Set up https on local iis7

I am running IIS 7 on my local windows 7 machine. I have a website running off it and want to setup IIS to support https. How can I do this?
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Are there any good resources that describe how https/SSL/TLS works?

I find it really hard to find online resources which go through the details of the following aspects of SSL work. Is a certificate of a website signed with the public key of a Certificate Authority, ...
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How can I run RDP over HTTPS using a Linux client?

My employer switched from VPN and RDP to using what our admin calls "RDP over HTTPS". Since that switch I find myself unable to connect to the "new" RDP server. I think the progress is as follows: ...
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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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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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Simplest possible way to use HTTPS webservice / execute list of URLs?

I am not a developer, just someone who wants to get things done more efficiently at work... There's a service at https://www.example.com/service.aspx?id=XXX which I want to run on 100s of values of ...
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Open stream over https in VLC and wildcard SSL certificate

I am wondering how to trust a certificate manually in VLC. My purpose is to open a stream over https. gnutls returns an error: the common name of the certificate sent by the remote site is ...
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Can't download images from a website if the images use HTTPS but the website uses HTTP?

When I go to this website aiag.org, it seems to download the page, but not the images. I noticed that the page uses the HTTP protocol, but the images are referenced with the HTTPS protocol. This ...
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In https://… I am receiving in a popup “This web site does not supply ownership information.”

In https://.......... I am receiving in a popup "This web site does not supply ownership information." The following popup is attached below. This should not display while i am browsing this site.. ...
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Chrome fails to load HTTPS page

I am using Chrome 5.0 on Ubuntu 10.04, and this is the error I am getting: Other HTTPS sites work fine on Chrome, including those with self-signed certificates. I even tried using Incognito mode, ...
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Data Encryption and Internet Speed

I was wondering, does encryption used over the Internet in a web browser noticeably slow down the speed of data transfer? I keep reading about stuff like HTTPS, but I always wonder if there's a speed ...
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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 ...