Tag: SSL

  • WCF Services over HTTPS: Programmatically accept self-signed or invalid SSL certificates

    When using WCF Services over HTTPS with a self-signed or invalid SSL certificates WCF could throw get an exception of type SecurityNegotiationException that says: Could not establish trust relationship for the SSL/TLS secure channel with authority […]. To instruct WCF to accept all certificates use the following code before consuming any services: ServicePointManager.ServerCertificateValidationCallback += (sender, […]

  • Apache 2: Set up Thawte SSL 123 Certificate

    Here is a short tutorial how to set up a Thawte SSL 123 SSL certificate (a domain-only validation SSL Certificate). In a nutshell, it takes two steps: First, you need to create your private key and the certificate signing request to request the certificate. In a second step you need to configure your web server […]

  • CACert.org & Apache2: Create and use free public key certificates

    CAcert.org is a certificate authority that offers you free public key certificates. Here is a howto that explains the steps to be taken to create server certificate and how to use them with the Apache2 webserver. 1. Add the domain to your CACert.org account Login in your CACert.org account and add your domain (Domains > […]