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It seems to me like every time I have to do something that has to do with SSL certificates – be they self-signed or signed by a certificate authority – things do not go smoothly. I only do this from time to time, so I am by no means an expert; but I do believe … Continue reading Use Signed SSL Certificate with Java
IMPORTANT: I found it a lot easier and less error prone to use the GUI tool Portecle to go about generating a SSL certificate/key. You can find my instructions to do so in another post. The following steps show how a RapidSSL certificate obtained through GoGetSSL can be used to secure a Java server. Step … Continue reading Using RapidSSL Certificate from GoGetSSL for Java Server
I just spent a fair amount of time setting up MySQL replication between two servers encrypted by SSL (using MySQL 5.1.73). I struggled with fixing a nasty error displayed only as 'ERROR 2026 (HY000): SSL connection error'. In the following, I have collected a few possible strategies for resolving this error: Is the password for … Continue reading MySQL ERROR 2026 (HY000): SSL connection error – Some Troubleshooting Ideas
With recent developments brining Internet security into the spotlight (such as heartbeat), SSL certificates are easily one of the cornerstones of any Internet-enabled application. Unfortunately, a simple Google search does not easily reveal the best options for obtaining SSL certificates. Thus, I have compiled a small list of popular SSL certificate providers. Free StartSSL seems … Continue reading SSL Certificate Comparison
Knowing Where You Are First you can do a few simple test to see how good (or bad) your current SSL configuration of your Netty server is. Note: These tools also work with any other web server. Perform the wormly SSL Web server test on your server to get an idea how well your server … Continue reading Speed Up Netty SSL
SSL is unquestionably a very useful and powerful technology to make systems more secure. Java in general and Netty in specific provide strong out-of-box support for supporting SSL encryption and authentication. However, since SSL is a complex technology it can often be cumbersome and difficult to set it up correctly. The following steps describe how … Continue reading Setting Up SSL with Netty
Background Due to some issues with a transparent proxy apparently employed by Vodafone New Zealand, a signed SSL certificate had to be added to the REST server in the Appjangle cloud in order to serve resources 'protected' from Vodafone's caching efforts. One REST server in the Appjangle cloud can serve more than one domain … … Continue reading Why Netty cannot serve multiple SSL domains from one IP