Why are SSL Certificates required for Intranet Servers? Does your business use browser-based web apps? Does your private LAN/WAN network have web-based access to CRM software, Accounting & Payroll apps Analytics and Web apps, private personnel info from HRMS, customer contacts from the CRM or Service desk, or other network apps that have information that […]
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Why to Re-issue Certificate
To re-issue your SSL certificate is to request a modified copy of the certificate file, whereas renewing a certificate creates a new certificate file to replace the expiring file. So why use re-issue instead of renewal?Reasons to re-issue your certificate:If a certificate’s private key is compromised – re-issue the certificate with a new CSR, creating […]
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 […]
Load Balancer SSL Certificate
We have got queries from several users regarding which certificate is right to use for a load balancer with web servers behind it. The answer depends on how you handle TLS termination (also called SSL Offload) in your server architecture.TLS termination at Web ServerIn this case, you will set up/configure SSL certificates in the backend […]
Multi-Domain Certificates And Their Benefits
Multi-Domain Certificates (MDCs) are highly flexible and cost-effective SSL certificates available for use by Individuals and Organisations that own multiple domains/websites.Subject Alternative Names (SANs)Subject Alternative Name (SAN) is an extension to the X.509 specification that allows users to specify additional host names to be included in a single SSL certificate.Multi-Domain Certificates include more than one domain […]
SSL Multi-Year Validity Discount Gone – What To Do?
Losing The Multi-Year Validity Discount Getting a paid certificate for multi-year validity also got you multi-year validity discount i.e. your certificate’s per year cost reduced with every additional year of validity. Since 1st March 2018, CA/Browser Forum guidelines limit maximum certificate lifetime to TWO years. However, Apple recently unilaterally announced that certificates with validity greater than one […]
SSL Certificate Expiry and Your Website
What is SSL Certificate Expiry? Think of an SSL certificate as a travel pass for encrypted website data. Every SSL certificate has a fixed validity when it is issued by a Certifying Authority (CA). At the end of the validity period is an expiry date. This expiry date is hard-coded into the certificate. It is […]
Deleted SSL Certificates By Mistake – No Problem!
“I deleted SSL certificates for my website by mistake!” We have heard this so many times from our website customers in countless customer support tickets. Most website owners are not aware of what to do in this situation. They have lost their website’s SSL certificate files and have no backups of these files anywhere. In […]