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File-based Domain Validation ends for Wildcard SSL

Domain Control Validation or Domain Validation is the method by which users requesting an issue/re-issue of an SSL certificate can validate ownership of the domain/sub-domain for which it is being requested. File-based domain validation is a method of domain validation in which you validate domain ownership by uploading a file with a specific file name […]

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Enable OCSP Stapling to speed up Browser Response

Here we attempt to explain the benefit of OCSP Stapling for SSL Certificate users, and how to enable OCSP Stapling in the easiest manner on Apache, Nginx, and IIS. Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) was created as an alternative to the Certificate Revocation List (CRL) protocol. Both protocols are used to check whether an SSL […]

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SSL Certificate Revocation can end your Website trust

A revoked SSL certificate, just like an expired certificate, is the death certificate for a website. When a web browser shows an error that the website is using a revoked certificate, nobody will visit the website. About SSL Certificate Revocation SSL certificate revocation is the act of declaring that the SSL certificate that has been […]

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CAA record affects your SSL Certificate order

What is a CAA record? Certification Authority Authorization or CAA record is a type of DNS record used to specify which Certificate Authority (CA) is allowed to issue certificates for a domain. Only the CAs listed in the record are allowed to issue certificates for that hostname. This DNS record can affect orders for any […]

Sectigo (Comodo) to start issuing from new Roots on January 14th

On 2nd November we informed you about an announcement from Comodo CA changing its branding to Sectigo. Yesterday, Sectigo (Comodo CA) announced that it will be entering the next phase of transition: swapping out the old Comodo CA roots on January 14, 2019. What are Root Certificates? Every operating system maintains a Root store (sometimes […]