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How do I create a self-signed SSL certificate?

I've set up SSL on my webserver, now I need two files: a certificate a certificate Key How do I create a self-signed certificate for testing purposes?
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Python HTTPS requests (urllib2) to some sites fail on Ubuntu 12.04 without proxy

I have an little app I wrote in Python and it used to work... until yesterday, when it suddenly started giving me an error in a HTTPS connection. I don't remember if there was an update, but both ...
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Issues checking out code from Google Code

I've recently upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 and since then, I haven't been able to checkout code from Google Code. I can't get it with either svn or git, but they were both working before the upgrade (so ...
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Is there a modern and clear tutorial on setting up SSL for localhost / testing use?

Let's say I'm developing a script for login.example.com. I have absolutely no access to login.example.com, but that page loads a script on assets.example.com (which I have access to). To test how ...
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SSL certification is missing

I'm trying to setup an SSL SVN. I got a tutorial, but when I'm trying to run the following command apache2-ssl-certificate I'm getting a command not found error message. My question is how can I fix ...
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Is there a modern tutorial for setting up SSL on apache2?

I've been running apache2 for ages on my ubuntu server without SSL. Now that I want to have some directories delivered by SSL, I can't find any straightforward tutorials that were written recently. ...
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nagios- nrpe installation error(configure: error: Cannot find ssl libraries)

i have installed nagios and i want to install nrpe. While installing NRPE, when i execute (/home/abc/nrpe/configure) ./configure it stops after reaching the following line ... checking for type ...
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How to verify the SSL fingerprint by command line? (wget, curl, …)

Using a command line website downloader, such as wget, curl or any other one... In a script... I have the SHA-1 and the SHA-256 certficate fingerprint of a website. Due to security concerns (1) (2), ...
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Enabling SSL in MySQL

I'm running Ubuntu Server 12.04, and I want to enable SSL connections to MySQL. I've generated the following keys/certs files with OpenSSL: ca-cert.pem server-cert.pem server-key.pem I stored ...
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Cannot start XAMPP on Ubuntu 11.10

When I try to start XAMPP with sudo /opt/lampp/lampp start command it gives me a message like this. Starting XAMPP for Linux 1.7.7... XAMPP: Another web server daemon with SSL is already running. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, SSL, IRC: Unable to build with OpenSSL

I have a small server running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. On it I wanted to set up IRC with SSL support. it appears that ircd-hybrid is most popular. I am not married to using it so other options are welcome. ...
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How do I make sure my IM client is using the right SSL certificate?

Google's had fraudulent SSL certificates issued for their domains. So, the question I have is, "How do I make sure Pidgin/Empathy trust the correct certificate?"
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Unable to connect to Google Talk using Pidgin (SASL error)

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10, Pidgin stopped connecting to any Jabber service (Google Talk and a local IM). The weird thing is, the same configuration works on a laptop with Ubuntu 11.10, but ...
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Can I use nginx and GnuTLS together?

I read that nginx works with OpenSSL. But since GnuTLS is the only software that provides TLS 1.2 support, it would be useful to combine that. So, how can I compile nginx with GnuTLS on Ubuntu? =)
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Apache and SSL Issues

I have my server set up to use SSL in a separate VirtualHost, but when I attempt to use https://my.domain, I get a connection refused error. The following is my config I'm using: <VirtualHost ...
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Where does Ubuntu store the SSL certificates for Pidgin?

Since today Pidgin stopped working and the workaround is to "refresh the SSL certificate". Where is it stored?
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Forticlient SSL VPN binary not running

I've got a Mac running VMWare fusion with Ubuntu 10.10 in that. I'm currently using the Fortinet client from OSX, but that client is buggy, every time my Mac sleeps I need to reboot to get the ...
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How do I setup SSL CRT on my Apache2 server?

I just got from Godaddy a SSL certificate. I downloaded the files... But now I am wandering where I should put them. And is there anything else I need to setup? The reason I am asking because I am ...
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How to fix SSL error from Python apps (urllib) when behind HTTPS proxy? [closed]

Example of a failure: ***** Processing account GMail Copying folder structure from Gmail to MappedIMAP Establishing connection to imap.gmail.com:993. WARNING: Error occured attempting to sync account ...
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What is the purpose of the ssl-cert-snakeoil.key

Right now I installed ubuntu 12.04.3 server which I want to access via ssh. For that reason I created a private key which I moved to /etc/ssl/private/ I'm just wondering why there already is ...
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Where are PEM files stored for validating SSL certificates?

I am writing a SOAP client application on Ubuntu using OpenSSL and C++. I am having trouble getting my code to validate the server certificate even though it is a world famous betting site that I know ...
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Ubuntu One file sync error: SSL Handshake [closed]

Ubuntu One repeatedly tries to sync my files but keeps disconnecting before anything is uploaded. Here are some of the messages from syncdaemon.log: 2012-01-08 12:12:34,068 - ...
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Problems with certificate with wget and github lately

Lately, I have received errors while using wget against github on ubuntu 10.04. ERROR: certificate common name `*.github.com' doesn't match requested host name `github.com'. To connect to github.com ...
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Installing a certificate emitted by Comodo on Apache Ubuntu

I have followed steps outlined in Comodo Knowledge Base Edited my /etc/apache2/apache2.conf and /etc/apache2/mods-available/ssl.conf by adding <VirtualHost 197.***.**.**:443> SSLEngine On ...
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How do I revoke the default snakeoil certificate?

Windows XP keeps using the snakeoil certificate that Ubuntu shipped with, despite the fact that it has never been used in any virtual host ever. The certificate is located at ...
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How can I set up an authenticated encrypted SMTP server? [closed]

I'd like to set up authenticated, encrypted SMTP on my remote Ubuntu server, how do I do that? It's just a personal server, so I'd like a cheap option, i.e. not buying SSL certs - self-signed will ...
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How do I turn on SSL for test server?

I have a LAMP stack running. My the web root is /var/www. So if I go to http://linux-server/some/page.php It renders the page located at /var/www/some/page.php If I use https I get page not found. ...
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Nginx with SSL package

I'm trying to install nginx using the package manager. Usually I'd do this: sudo apt-get install nginx but I need nginx to have SSL support. I could compile nginx from source with SSL support, but ...
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How do I build mongodb with SSL support on saucy?

The mongodb packages in ubuntu do not contain SSL support (this is due to a restriction from 10gen, the makers of mongo). However, you're supposed to be able to build it yourself... but the ...
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Can't connect to certain HTTPS sites

I've just moved to a new apartment and with internet connection via a router and I'm finding that I can't connect to quite a few sites that use SSL. For example trying to connect to PayPal: curl -v ...
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Encrypting and decrypting single file with master password and passphrase

Last night my system shutdown unexpectedly and when i restart it, it gave me superblock error. will then i fixed a little but. i was able to retrive my encrypted files which i encrypted my pgp public ...
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Problems importing own CA Certificate

So, I have created my own little CA for my own purposes (inside my network, etc) and I know that the setup works (I can directly import the key into applications, and they connect to the server using ...
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trouble getting apt-get to work with https

I have a (private) apt repository setup on a server. I'm only allowing access to this repository over SSL, and only with a client certificate. I have tested the connection using curl: $ curl ...
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SSL is not in use on MySQL server [duplicate]

I installed MySQL server and I want to allow SSL support. I added these lines to my.cnf [client] ssl-ca=/etc/mysql/ca-cert.pem ssl-cert=/etc/mysql/client-cert.pem ssl-key=/etc/mysql/client-key.pem ...
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Python requests SSL version

I am using the python requests module on Ubuntu 13.04. I keep getting the error: requests.exceptions.SSLError: [Errno 1] _ssl.c:504: error:14077410:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:sslv3 alert ...
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How can I add an SSL client certificate/key globally in Ubuntu?

I have a web server which requires a client certificate to establish an SSL connection (SSLVerifyClient require in apache). In firefox or chrome, I simply import the .p12-file containing my ...
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ircd-hybdrid, SSL, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have a small server running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. On it I wanted to set up IRC with SSL support. it appears that ircd-hybrid is most popular. I am not married to using it so other options are welcome. ...
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How can I fix my WPA-EAP certificate problem?

I'm trying to connect my school's WiFi which has WPA-EAP. Everything else can connect to it except my ubuntu machine. I can connect on my HTC ONE X Android, OS X, Windows XP & 7, and iOS devices. ...
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How do I enable SSL in Cherokee without libcherokee-mod-ssl?

I am trying to enable HTTPS support in my Cherokee webserver, but the option to enable it is missing from the "General" tab in the admin web interface. The back-end drop down only contains the "No ...
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gwibber twitter authorization problem

I've tried to authorize my twitter with gwibber before (I've reinstalled ubuntu because some other problem), now I can't authorize any twitter account, it just tells me "SSL is required" and I have ...
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InspIRCd with gnutls

I'm receiving an error trying to setup an IRC server with InspIRCd using gnutls for SSL connections. Ubuntu Server 11.10 (Kernel 3.0.0-14-server) InspIRCd-1.1.22+Azeitao r0 Logfile; ==> ...
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Unable to Access https [closed]

I'm using ubuntu 10.04. Few days back I installed some files from update manager and restarted my system. Now I'm not able to access any of https sites and in all browsers I face the same problem. Can ...
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How to get a SSL certificate to be verified in Python?

I've got an inexpensive certificate from EssentialSSL (Comodo is the CA) and I was surprised to discover that Python didn't recognize it. requests.exceptions.SSLError: [Errno 1] _ssl.c:509: ...
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how to (if possible) create a SSL certificate for only one website on my apache2 server?

I saw some similar posts like this , but it didn't help me at my exact problem. So I am using ubuntu 12.04 on a server with apache2 on it. There are like 5 websites which are Virtualhosts and ...
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what is “yourDomainName.ca-bundle”?

for installing ssl certificate on ubuntu i have to insert these lines on virtualHost block: SSLEngine on SSLCertificateKeyFile /etc/ssl/ssl.key/server.key SSLCertificateFile ...
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Fixing nginx 1.4.6 dependency on old openssl version (libssl0.9.8)?

I'm trying to enable TLSv1.1 & TLSv1.2 on my Ubuntu 12.04 EC2 instance w/ nginx 1.4.6, but this version of nginx is dependent upon libssl0.9.8, even though the newest version of OpenSSL is ...
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wget and ssl downloads over proxy

whenever I try to download a https page using wget over a proxy I get the following error Proxy tunneling failed: Bad RequestUnable to establish SSL connection. there is a launchpad bug ...
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How to run BitTorrent Sync web browser gui via ssl

I have installed BitTorrent Sync on my Ubuntu server, but noticed that the web gui does not use ssl for login (https://server:8888/gui does not work, however http://server:8888/gui does). This is both ...
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Where is the default location of ssl certs?

I have a quick question maybe someone could help me with. I downloaded a few apps and ISO's from source forge today and they seemed to have disappeared. They weren't in the default down load folder ...
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Weird Apache ssl_error_rx_record_too_long error

I bought a wildcard SSL cert from AlphaSSL but after installing it Firefox gives me ssl_error_rx_record_too_long error when visiting https://secure.speech.is. I'm tearing my hair out I just trying to ...