Changes between Version 16 and Version 17 of faq/security/get-certificate


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Aug 15, 2016, 9:46:09 AM (5 years ago)
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Jamie McClelland
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    45Please note: the [http://heartbleed.org heart bleed vulnerability] discovered April 7, 2014 affects May First/People Link members. We encourage all members who generated a key and obtained an x509 certificate prior to this date to generate a new key and obtain a new certificate. If you need assistance generating a new key, please submit a [/newticket ticket] and include the domain name of the web site that you are running.
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    1011The purpose of a security certificate is to provide proof to the world that your web site is indeed operated by you (and not an impostor). For more information about security certificates, please see our [wiki:what_is_an_ssl_certificate certificate faq].
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     13At MF/PL this process is now quite simple. You can [wiki:faq/security/setup-certificate install and configure https all from the control panel].
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     15The instructions below are for doing it by hand '''but are not necessary'''.
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    1217== Generating the key and signing request ==