SSL certificates for multiple virtual hosts: problem on IE for Windows XP

Using a single server for multiple virtual hosts is something that comes naturally nowadays for any web server sysadmin. Using SSL certificates is also common (particularly so since the infamous Blacksheep extension for Firefox as published a few years back)….

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Ref: Minimum RSA public key lengths

Just a reference to an interesting article on SSL and guidelines for the length of public keys in RSA before and after December 2013: http://news.netcraft.com/archives/2012/09/10/minimum-rsa-public-key-lengths-guidelines-or-rules.html

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Munin nginx_status fails on HTTPS

This must appear in one opportunity in 1000, but it happened to me, so I bet it might have just happened to you… Munin is great, Nginx is great, and SSL is great, but when you mix all of them…

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Renew expired self-signed SSL certificate

For some reason, it might be very difficult to find information on how to renew a self-signed certificate. This is a nice (and short) explanation: http://linux.togaware.com/survivor/Renew_SSL.html. Please note that a .pem file is in fact (as you can guess from…

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Easily avoid using your password in an SSH connexion: ssh-copy-id

On Linux systems, there used to be a mildly complicated but tedious way to allow you to SSH another computer using your public key, which involved finding and copying your public key on the other host, then connecting to the…

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Creating multi-domain SSL certificates

The post is in French, but is certainly worth the effort of translation for people looking on how to do this: http://howto.landure.fr/gnu-linux/debian-4-0-etch/creer-un-certificat-ssl-multi-domaines If enough people ask for a good translation, I’ll consider doing that here.

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How to configure HTTPS on Apache 2

Introduction Setting up several VirtualHost’s on an Apache2 server is easy. Setting up several VirtualHost’s on an Apache 2 server, some of them using SSL (HTTPS) is considerably less easy. The main problem is the documentation, not really easy to…

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