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Website sucurity using https

Navdeep Singh
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Joined: Nov 18, 2006
Posts: 4
hi all,
can anybody please tell me how we make a website secure using https certificates i.e. It must be opened by typing in url https://sitename.com
thanks in advance,
Ulf Dittmer
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Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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Hello "navdeep navdeep"-

Welcome to JavaRanch.

On your way in you may have missed that we have a policy on screen names here at JavaRanch. Basically, it must consist of a first name, a space, and a last name, and not be obviously fictitious. Since yours does not conform with it, please take a moment to change it, which you can do right here.

As to your question, the exact steps vary depending on which server you're using. The general approach for Tomcat, e.g., is described here. For a public web site you'd want to use a certificate from Thawte or Verisign, though, instead of a self-signed certificate.

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[ December 19, 2006: Message edited by: Ulf Dittmer ]

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Navdeep Singh
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Joined: Nov 18, 2006
Posts: 4
Thanks Ulf...
I appreciate your suggestion..
[ December 16, 2006: Message edited by: navdeep ]
David O'Meara
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Joined: Mar 06, 2001
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Please re-read the request. We require a first and last name, and it must not be fictitious.

thanks,
Dave
David O'Meara
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Oh, and my answer was going to be very similar to Ulf's, but I hadn't considered adding a link to Tomcat.
 
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