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 is HTTPS browsing history monitored?

I am researching on how to monitor HTTPS browsing history. I am not a network person, so apologies if I sound ignorant in this issue. I googled the following questions below, but nothing substantial ...
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Can't connect to https on ubuntu - “Unknown SSL protocol error”

I can't seem to connect to a specific server over SSL from our Ubuntu servers. Locally, on my Mac, it works flawlessly. The server address: powerschool.spokaneschools.org curl -v https://...
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Nginx DDoS SSL Cert

Ok, So I have a Nginx reverse proxy that is blocking this incoming Layer 7 DDoS. The problem is, my outgoing is massive the only assumption I have come to is that my server is sending the SSL ...
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SSL site hosted in IIS shows certificate, but no such certificate is installed

I have a problem that is really leaving me scratching my head. I'm hoping it's something simple I've overlooked. I need to replace an expiring SSL server certificate on an IIS 7.5-hosted site on a ...
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IE 11 Cannot access HTTPS on non standard port

I have a road warrior who is accessing one of our server from its IP address. Since few days he cannot access to a service which listen on 8443 https tcp port. HTTP version works well on port 8080 ...
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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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Reroute request uri in Chrome

My IT department is currently investigating some security policies in effect causing this, but in my network it seems that something is interrupting/blocking HTTPS requests to aspnetcdn.com, and this ...
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FIDDLER as proxy it's work but HTTPS

I'm in a corporate office and I just want to make a tunneling with putty in order to navigate in some sites like google mail,drive etc... Now putty can't connect to internet cause of proxy that we ...
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Disable mixed content in Chrome

Chrome 46+ simply marks HTTPS pages with HTTP content as though they were plain, "non-secure" HTTP websites. How do I get it to refuse to load this "mixed content"?
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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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Why a listen 443 default_server; nginx rule override already configured rule (http rules working normal way)?

I have an nginx and different subdomains: a.mydomain.com b.mydomain.com c.mydomain.com Nginx has 4 rules: 1) rewrite rule: server { listen 80 server_name gl.udesk.org; root /nowhere; ...
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Firefox, error when accessing https url

I'm connected through a public wifi hotspot. No problem when using IExplorer. When I use Firefox, I obtain the following error message after asking for any https url, as for example https://www.google....
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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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can't access a web-site with HSTS in SeaMonkey

I'm having MitM, and some stupid websites like Hacker News which have managed to install an HSTS policy prior to MitM can no longer be accessed from SeaMonkey/Firefox. Without HSTS being installed, ...
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Execute HTTP/S stream on Windows

How to execute HTTPS download link to an exe file directly?
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Firefox experiences a sec_error_unknown_issuer error for every HTTPS connection

When I attempt to connect to any site that uses an HTTPS connection (e.g. https://www.google.com), I get a 'This Connection is Untrusted' error. I'm using FF 42.0. I followed the instructions in 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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Your connection is not private in Chrome and Internet Explorer

There is a problem with my Google Chrome and Internet Explorer when I am visiting https sites mostly google.com and anything related to Google is not working... See screenshot of chrome and internet ...
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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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GIT from source: fatal: Unable to find remote helper for 'https'

Due to me not having root rights, I compiled git from source locally. My distro is OpenSUSE 13.1. Googling the error fatal: Unable to find remote helper for 'https' It was suggested that curl is not ...
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I cannot access https pages =(

For about a week now I can not access any sites with https:// in them, I have googled and tried every trick I can find with no luck. Example site is hulu.com I can view it but I can not log in as ...
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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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Why can’t I block https?

May I ask why can I not block all https traffic in iptables? I tried: OUTPUT --dport 443 -j DROP And even: OUTPUT --sport 443 -j DROP None of this works. Https webpages are still perfectly ...
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Chrome ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR on known working site

When I connect to https://www.feeguarantee.com, Chrome gives me an ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR. Firefox gives SSL_ERROR_RX_RECORD_TOO_LONG. Edge gives some generic error. All other sites appear to ...
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How do I subject web search results to parental control tools like dansguardian?

The problem: I have good reasons to filter web browsing on my PC. These filtering should be robust. Allowing web search results to go unfiltered is unacceptable, as well as blocking search engines ...
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SSL certificate warning error for a website running on http and https

We have the website which is running on both http(80) and https (443). We purchased the SSL certificate and installed. It is working well for the web sites running only on https. If we access the ...
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Only one user of the computer can't access a website on Internet Explorer 11

The daily user of the computer could not access (loading long) Yahoo starting today. Every other website she visits on Internet Explorer works (Gmail, YouTube, Chase Bank) and Yahoo works on Chrome. ...
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Cannot map Synology WebDAV (HTTPS) share on Windows

I've tried everything from this post that applied as well as the answers from this post. I can connect successfully with Kodi on Android as well as NetDrive on Windows. I cannot connect with Kodi on ...
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Firefox developer edition insecure connection all the time

Just installed FDE at my work, but i get the following message when trying to visit youtube.com, google.com and sites: Your connection is not secure The owner of www.youtube.com has ...
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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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self signed certificate with openssl for server at home and no domain name

All of the articles I read online talk about creating a self-signed certificate for a domain you own. I have Apache2 set up on an Ubuntu 16.04 server at home. My ISP gives me a dynamic IP so I use No-...
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Windows XP SP3 unable to browser https website

I have this new installation of Windows XP SP3 which is able to browse http websites but not https. What i suspect is that it's missing or the root certificates that come with it are already expired ...
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No “Proceed Anyway” option on ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID in Chrome

I want to go to this link. Chrome won't let me as there is no option on the "Privacy Error" screen shown below. I don't care if this connection is private. It's just a forum post that I wanted to ...
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Windows 10: Cannot connect to HTTPS web sites using Internet Explorer

After a clean install of Windows 10 Pro on a new machine, I cannot access HTTPS web sites using Internet Explorer 11. Both Chrome and Edge work fine! HTTP web sites in Internet Explorer work fine! ...
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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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Bash script to get nested http response from URL

I have a scenario where I am deploying applications to a Tomcat instance using a bash script and need to test if the endpoint (a login screen in this case) is truly available by testing it before I ...
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How to create SSL certificate with multiple DNS entries, signed with my own CA certificate

I need help creating SSL certificate with multiple subjectAltNames, signed with my own selfbrewed CA certificate. What I need: I'm on OSX 10.10.5 I have myCA.cer which I use to sign another SSL ...
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Why are HTTPS connections not slow anymore?

When the web was young, HTTP connections were relatively fast, and HTTPS connections were painfully slow. In the last several years, the speed of HTTPS connections are often very similar to that of ...
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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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Unable to access Amazon webs with Chrome

When going to a secure Amazon page over HTTPS, using either Chrome and MS Edge, the following Error comes up: This site can’t provide a secure connection www.amazon.com uses an unsupported protocol. ...
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Configure IIS 8.5 TLS session resumption?

We have a couple of IIS 8.5 web servers running on Server 2012 R2 with SSL/TLS enabled. One important new feature in IIS 8.5 is support for TLS session resumption. This is great because it reduces ...
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SSLCipherSuite settings in Apache for supporting TLS 1.0, 1.1 and 1.2

I have an Apache 2.4.7 web server running multiple domain names using a single IP address. As a result of the Poodle vulnerability, I added the following SSLCipherSuite line. It worked fine for a ...
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How to download a file through a server that blocked http and ftp

In the public wifi network, I can't download files with http links but I can use https links. How can I download a file served with http? A solution I have proposed is to convert the link from http 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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Force web address to go through HTTPS

At my work, http://twitter.com is blocked, but https://twitter is not. Is there any way to have all programs/browsers access this URL using the HTTPS protocol instead of HTTP? This specifically ...
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How to add a self-signed certificate as an exception in Chrome?

I have a number of network devices that I access over HTTPS. However, they are self-signed certificates, so Chrome displays a warning page. In earlier versions of chrome, I seem to remember an "add ...
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Is there way to globally disable the need for HTTPS for WebRTC in Chrome?

So I am working on a Telepresence robot for a research project that uses a web based interface to communicate with the operator over WebRTC. I found a useful software package which helps facilitate ...
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URL with http not working

I have problem with my mac. no url is working with http url and if I use https then it's working fine. I saw this error in each browser ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED I think this might be a virus because ...
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How to access secure website with Fiddler autoresponder enabled?

I am on Win 10. If I enable Fiddler autoresponder I cannot access any secure website. Here is Chrome error: Here is Firefox error: How to access secure website with Fiddler autoresponder ...
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Why Google is no longer working with IE 6.0 SP1 in 2016?

First: I know IE 6 is long dead but I'm using it in a Windows 98 SE virtual machine. This VM is for archival purpose where I archive old Web browsers to share for nostalgia sake. This VM sole reason ...