SSL refers to Secure Sockets Layer, a security protocol that has been replaced by Transport Layer Security (TLS). TLS is still commonly referred to as SSL.

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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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Our company claims that the DLP system can even monitor the contents of HTTPS traffic, how is this possible?

There is software installed on all client machines for DLP (Data Loss Prevention) and HIPAA compliance. Supposedly it can read HTTPS data clearly. I always thought that between the browser and the ...
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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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Nginx-Remove WWW from HTTPS

I would like to ask for some help with the following Nginx configuration, so that URLs such as https://www.mywebsite.com get rewritten as https://mywebsite.com. I am currently using the following ...
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Can other see the content I post over a secure connection?

I'm gonna ask a question which includes both SSL and VPN. Though, question is same for both. For SSL, i logged into a forum which offers/supports SSL encryption for secure authentication.(like email ...
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Getting a free SSL certificate for a subdomain [closed]

I have a sub domain from no-ip.org. I would like to get a free SSL certifcate for my domain. Is this even possible to do for a subdomain and if so what are my options?
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how to install libio-socket-ssl-perl on tiny core Linux?

I found this commands on another pages: apt-get install libio-socket-ssl-perl tce-load -wi libio-socket-ssl-perl but doesnt work. Any idea to install libio-socket-ssl-perl on tiny core ...
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Which port must I unblock in firewall for FTPS using WinScp to evade Timeout?

I'm suing FTPS in WinScp for sending data to my Synology diskstation. When I'm doing it inside a private network using port 21 for connection everything works fine. But when I'm trying the same thing ...
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How can I create an unencrypted PKCS#12 certificate?

Given a certificate, thing.crt and a key, thing.key, I can create an PKCS#12 certificate with: openssl pkcs12 -export -in thing.crt -inkey thing.key -out thing.p12 Problem is, openssl asks me for a ...
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Firefox doesn't automatically import an application/x-x509-user-cert

Let's say I have an user certificate (PKCS#12) at http://example.com/example.p12 When I point Firefox to that URL, it does nothing. It doesn't install the certificate, it doesn't show a dialog box, ...
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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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WS2003 + IIS = Untrusted Certificate

I have configured a Windows 2003 server to allow SSL access from the Internet, particularly to enable so called Outlook Web Access, that is browse Exchange Server data from the Internet. Following ...
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Can not acces Gmail.com, SSL error

I'm using a wired router connected to a ADSL line to conect my computer to internet, When I try to access gmail.com using Firefox it gives following error, Secure Connection Failed An error occurred ...
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Red 5, First setup “ssl_error_rx_record_too_long” error message

I am using Windows 7 and I installed Red 5 0.9.1 just recently. After it installed I put 127.0.0.1 as the IP adress and 5080 as http port. After I start the service in windows I try to connect to the ...
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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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Are Google Chrome's suggestions encrypted?

Some of you might have noticed that Google has changed their search to use SSL by default. I noticed that even if you set your search engine on Chrome to unsecured Google, the results are delivered ...
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Chrome is reporting GMail has Invalid Server Certificate, how do I find out who's fiddling with my certs?

Chrome is giving the following warning when ever I try and visit GMail or a bunch of other SSL sites. Invalid Server Certificate You attempted to reach mail.google.com, but the server presented an ...
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Mozilla Sync (wsgi via apache) through SSL causes error 500, no log entries

I have been following (among others) these instructions to setup a Mozilla sync server. It runs fine when I connect to http://mydomain.com:5000/ but when I use https instead of http and remove the ...
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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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Cannot connect to website - SSL handshaking fails

So I cannot connect to certain websites. Just a few, most are OK. The one I really care about is paypal.com. I have done the usual things. Let's see: Cleared browsing history Tried different ...
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Redirect IP to url for ISPConfig 3 administration

I am running a debian machine with ISPConfig 3.0.4.3. Yesterday I purchased a RapidSSL wildcard certficate and want to make sure my IPSConfig always loads the admin.mydomain.net url. Even if the user ...
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MITM the Android emulator

I am trying to man-in-the-middle the Android emulator so I can decrypt the SSL-traffic with sslsniff. The problem is that the traffic doesn't seem to get routed through sslsniff, even when I have ...
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Can I force Google Chrome or Google Search to not use HTTPS with google.com? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How force Chrome to use google.com search engine without https Every time I go to www.google.com in Chrome it goes to HTTPS://www.google.com, which happens when signed ...
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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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Comodo-signed SSL 2.0 certificate not working with Internet Explorer

I'm having trouble getting my Comodo signed SSL Certificate to work with Internet Explorer in Apache2. Internet Explorer gives an error that there is a problem with the certificate. I tried all ...
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SVN, SSL certificate negotiation failed. However we don't use SSL certificate on our SVN Server

Can you tell me please, at my workplace we don’t use SSL certificates for SVN, however while running RUby on Rails command that checks SVN ( = Churn) still expects it and gives back the following ...
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Using personal laptop in corporate network getting so many SSL error

How come using personal laptop in the corporate network to access intranet or Outlook get so many SSL error/untrusted certificate? Whereas using company issued laptop never gets error. Is it because ...
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Firefox Sync & SSL (or not?)

I was looking at these 2 tutorials on how to set up a sync service for Firefox: http://alien.slackbook.org/blog/setting-up-your-own-mozilla-sync-server/ ...
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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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Do web browsers cache SSL certificates?

Do any web browsers cache SSL server certificates? For example, if I change the SSL certificate on a web server, will all of the web browsers pick up the new certificate when they connect via SSL, or ...
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SSL Vulnerability on Youtube?

I got the little gold lock before https:// (which was greyed out) on www.youtube.com The site uses SSL, but Google Chrome has detected insecure content on the page. I was logged into YouTube via my ...
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What is the difference between a SSL cert I generate and one I buy?

I have my own server on a dedicated ip. Can I just generate an SSL certificate or do I still need to buy one from a company such as Network Solutions? Whats the major difference between the two?
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Decrypting SSL traffic in Wireshark. Only headers get decrypted

I'm trying to decrypt SSL traffic in Wireshark, and it partially works because I'm able to view the decrypted headers. The problem is that I don't see any of the packet contents, only their headers. ...
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Certificate disappearing from Trusted Root Certification store

I am using a self-signed certificate for testing SSL locally on my development environment - I insert the certificate into my trusted certification store and everything is fine, but a few hours later ...
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Mutt will not let me save an SSL certificate

I have just set up Mutt to connect to my firm's IMAP and SMTP server. Everything works; but when I launch mutt, I get a warning about the certificate, and am given the option to: (r)eject, accept ...
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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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Getting an IE error after accepting a site's certificate

There is a partner site, that I connect to through HTTPS and with a custom port. I am using Internet Explorer. When I go to that URL, I get a prompt from Internet Explorer, saying "There is a problem ...
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How to create private security certificates that behave like official ones?

I'm trying to get a valid secured environment for HTTP communication to behave like normal ones. I'm doing this for a restricted group of users. There is a hardware server running a web service ...
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Convergence - If I install it, I can remove the installed CA's in my webbrowser?

If I use the Convergence Firefox add-on (http://convergence.io/), can I remove the installed CA's from my web-browser?
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ssh through port 443 alongside webserver

I'm looking to move ssh off port 22, and had tried out sslh; sslh ssl/ssh multiplexer - accepts HTTPS, SSH, OpenVPN, tinc and XMPP connections on the same port. This makes it possible to connect to ...
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Internet Explorer refuses to connect to sites with untrusted SSL certificates

IE has started exhibiting a strange behavior. We have several intranet nodes (routers) that are configured to use HTTPS for access, but which have untrusted / self signed certificates on them. At ...
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How do I know that notary servers are blocked on my firewall?

If I enable Convergence I get these warnings. How can I know that my firewall blocks the communication with the notary servers? How can I test it under Linux? (Ubuntu 10.04 LTS) I tried to add ...
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How to find what elements on SSL page are insecure? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to tell which resources are loaded “insecurely” with Chrome using https I"m using a major tax site for this year's taxes, and I am getting the "Some ...
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How does SSL-VPN tunneling and encryption work?

I have a few questions on SSL-VPN (Tunnel, not portal version). Question 1 is probably the one I'd like answered the most, out of my four questions. How exactly does SSL-VPN tunneling work (Feel ...
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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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SSL/TLS and VPN-SSL?

As I understand it, SSL/TLS is used when we visit a website using https. However, using this method only encrypts the data and not the IP address of the website we're requesting. If you use a VPN ...
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SSL/TLS would it make http requests invisible?

Just wondering, if you use SSL/TLS at the application layer would this make anybody trying to sniff between my client and the router unable to see which websites I am requesting to see? Same with a ...
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Can IPSec (or any other VPN tunnel) hide your IP address while browsing?

Is there a VPN/tunnelling method which you can use to browse the web, but will also prevent somebody from seeing your IP address if they were sniffing the network? I wasn't sure if the IP address ...
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Preventing Internet Explorer from “remembering” an old SSL certificate

A website I'm using has switched recently from a GoDaddy SSL certifcate to a StartCom certificate, which works fine in most cases. The original GoDaddy certificate expired last year. However, in ...