Check SSL Certificate Fingerprint from Command Line | It is possible to check a fingerprint of an SSL cert from the command line with openssl. In light of recent SHA1 deprecation in the news, this tip should be handy!
scottlinux.com SSL cert update | scottlinux.com has always been available over HTTPS, but now has a trusted cert so your browser should not complain. Here is the ssllabs report: https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/analyze.html?d=scottlinux.com Note for Windows XP users: scottlinux.com is using SNI in Apache so IE8 on Windows XP will complain of an untrusted SSL certificate. Firefox or Chrome on XP work fine.
How to Generate a Private Key and CSR from Command Line | Use the following command to generate a private key and certificate signing request (CSR): $ openssl req -new -newkey rsa:2048 -nodes -keyout server_private.key -out server_csr.csr In the dialog that follows, pay particular attention to the CommonName (CN) indication. If you need a certificate for example.com, use example.com (exactly) as the CN. For example, if you