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OpenSSL without prompt

I am using following code to generate keys: apt-get -qq -y install openssl; mkdir -p /etc/apache2/ssl; openssl genrsa -des3 -out server.key 1024; openssl req -new -key server.key -out server.csr; cp ...
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Troubleshooting certificate issues

I'm trying to access my (European Parliament) Webmail from a Linux/Firefox machine at the following address and I get security warning messages explaining that the identity of the site cannot be ...
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Heroku Hostname based SSL: How does it work? [closed]

Heroku offers the option to use Hostname based SSL. Apparently this is a solution which they use to offer multiple SSL hostnames on the same IP address, without using SNI (which doesn't work on ...
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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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Tool for managing large numbers of SSL certificates

My organisation has a lot of SSL certificates and managing them is a pain: we need to keep backups of private keys and certificates, keep them secure, deal with certificate renewals (we use different ...
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X.509 certificates - expiration and key reuse

I have set up a small X.509 certificate authority for internal use in my network. Now I want to renew a certificate, and I want to know how should I do it. Can the new certificate reuse the same key ...
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Generating an X.509 certificate for FTP-over-SSL on Freenas

i've been Googling around for a moment on how to create a X.509 PEM certificate and private key for the FTP function in Freenas. I know i can use SFTP but i want to be able to secure the regular FTP ...
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How do I configure SFTP on FreeNAS?

Well, how do I configure SFTP on FreeNAS to be secure? My goal would be to get access to certain folders on my FreeNAS with a SFTP client like FireFTP. I'm using 0.7.2 Sabanda (revision 5462). The ...
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Can I disable certificate error/warning in Firefox/Chrome/Internet Explorer?

Exactly as the title says; I don't mind which browser, I just want to type "https://........" and see the page normally without any certificate error, knowing that I might risk myself by allowing an ...
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Chrome disable security warning for Intranet sites

I have a site in my internal network that has a valid certificate for it's external hostname (blabla.example.com). But when I access it from my LAN I use it's IP address to connect to it and Chrome ...
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How to avoid using certificate when using Chrome

I would like to avoid using certificate for authentication when opening some sites using chrome. However I would not like to remove these certificates as I would like to continue using these ...
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1answer
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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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Does a certificate authority (CA) have to be online constantly?

Does a CA has to be online all the time in order for the whole system to work? For example, if I go to a secure webpage that uses a certificate signed by a CA, I receive a public key along with the ...
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Firefox 3.6 does not highlight websites with EV certificates

When I visit websites that have an EV certificate in FireFox 3.6 - I see this: Whereas, I would expect to see this: Any idea how I can get FireFox to start displaying EV Certificates correctly? ...
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Why is an unsigned SSL cert treated worse than no SSL cert?

If I view a site that has a unsigned or self-signed SSL cert, my browser gives me a warning. Yet the same browser has no problem allowing credentials to be sent across unsecured pages. Why is the ...
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Why Chromium does not open the Gmail? (reporting a certificate error)

The error I get: The server's security certificate is revoked! You attempted to reach www.google.com, but the certificate that the server presented has been revoked by its issuer. This means that ...
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openssl certificate generation commands [duplicate]

I am making a self signed certificate using OpenSSL. I want to make the certificate in one go, means that it will not ask me for the input for Company Name, Common Name etc etc. Is there anyway to do ...
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Verify Security Certificate from AusCert

I have my security digital certificate for https signed by AusCert. Given AusCert certificate and my security certificate, is there a tool to test whether it's a valid certificate or not (other than ...
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Wildcard SSL common name - can it be called anything?

I was just wondering if a wildcard SSL certificate necessarily needs to have a common name that contains the domain name of the sites that need the SSL certificate applied to. For example, for the ...