Moving a SSL certificate from Microsoft IIS 8 to Apache

Moving a SSL certificate from Microsoft IIS 8 to Apache

In this post we will look that how to move SSL certificate .PFX from IIS 8 to Apache Server. The apache server requires two file. 1 – Server.key : the private key associated with the certificate 2 – Server.crt :  the public SSL certificate issued by certificate authority. To move a SSL certificate from Microsoft IIS 8.0 to Apache server, the certificate must be converted from a PKCS#12 (.p12 or…

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Installing Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificate on CentOS7

Installing Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificate on CentOS7

In this tutorial I will show you how to install Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate on CentOS7, The server will be running Apache as webserver. The Let’s Encrypt provides trusted certificate for 3 months (90 days), so we will also see how to automate the renewal process. Requirements: CentOS7 Server with Apache as webserver One domain name configured for A record in Public DNS In this tutorial, we will install a…

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How to View a Certificate Fingerprint as SHA-256, SHA-1 or MD5 using OpenSSL

During the configuration of PKIFED federation for eduGAIN, we got the requirement to see the thumbprint of the SSL Certificate as SHA-256, SHA-1 or MD5 using OpenSSL command. We used the below OpenSSL commands to see the certificate thumbprint. The Thumbprint is an identifier used by some server platforms to locate the certificate in a certificate store. Requirement: How to View a Certificate Thumbprint as SHA-256, SHA-1 or MD5 using…

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How to Install HAProxy Load Balancer on CentOS

How to Install HAProxy Load Balancer on CentOS

HAProxy is one of the most popular open source load balancing software, which also offers high availability and proxy functionality. HAProxy aims to optimise resource usage, maximise throughput, minimise response time, and avoid overloading any single resource. It is available for install on many Linux distributions like CentOS 7 in this guide, but also on Debian 8 and Ubuntu 16 systems. HAProxy is particularly suited for very high traffic websites and is therefore often…

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