Organization Validation (OV) and Individual Validation (IV) certificates – also known as High Assurance certificates – require validation of an organization’s or individual’s identity and address before issuance. For website owners, an SSL.com High Assurance certificate gives visitors to your site an extra level of confidence in your web » Continue Reading.
Tag: SSL Server Certificate
Installing an SSL Certificate on the modern (> 0.7.14) nginx platform is quite easy. Locate the server block for your website. Add a listen directive for your secure port and add the ssl Add the ssl_certificate directive; the parameter is the full path to » Continue Reading.
SHA-1 is a cryptographic hash function – an important component of the process that the SSL protocol uses to protect your data. Although SSL certificates using SHA-1 are currently secure, the pace of technological change means that it could be vulnerable in the near future. For » Continue Reading.
The lists below display the path of trust from the root certificate, through the required intermediate certificates (if any) to the server certificate (which is the certificate you purchased from SSL.com) for each SSL.com product we offer.
Browser Mixed-Content Warnings Why Am I Seeing This Warning? Mixed Passive Content Mixed Active Content Fixing Mixed Content Warning Browser Mixed-Content Warnings Visitors to sites protected by SSL expect (and deserve) seamless protection. When a site doesn’t fully protect all content, a browser will display » Continue Reading.
This article will show you how to combine a private key with a .p7b certificate file to create a .pfx file on Windows Internet Information Server (IIS). These instructions presume that you have already used “Create Certificate Request” from within IIS to generate a private key » Continue Reading.
“I’ve lost my private key!” The private key for your SSL.com certificate is important, sure – but losing it is far from the end of the world. So relax. You’re going to be fine – since SSL.com can reissue any certificate you’ve purchased from us, at any » Continue Reading.
This article will show you how to manually generate a Certificate Signing Request (or CSR) in an Apache or Nginx web hosting environment using OpenSSL. What is OpenSSL? OpenSSL is an open-source implementation of SSL/TLS used on approximately two-thirds of servers on the internet. Although » Continue Reading.
Yes you will. Any SSL certificate comes with an expiration date. As that date approaches, SSL.com will send you email reminders of the pending expiration. SSL.com will send multiple emails to let you know that your certificate is about to expire, and you can specify triggers for up » Continue Reading.
A protocol is simply a set of rules or instructions that determine how to act or interact in a given situation. A cryptographic protocol is designed to allow secure communication under a given set of circumstances. The cryptographic protocol most familiar to internet users is » Continue Reading.