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Singed from trusted company

Sameera Abeysinghe
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Joined: Nov 15, 2004
Posts: 104
Hi all,

We all know if we did not sing an applet the java sand box will not let our applet access all the java class.
But if we sing it and the user says yes it is ok. We are out of the sand box and freedom.
But when we sing it the massage that shows is

Do you want to trust the signed applet distributed by �company name�?
Publisher authenticity can not be verified
The security certification was issued by a company that is not trusted.
The security certificate has not expired and still valid

Now my question is
�Publisher authenticity can not be verified�
When it says �can not be� some users think it is not safe
So how can we sole it?

�The security certification was issued by a company that is not trusted.�
�that is not trusted�
How can we make this trusted?

One person told me we have to get some thing from sun Microsystems and for that we have to pay
If is it true
Whom I should I contact in sun Microsystems
How mush I have to pay
What I have to do (on line registration, send a email etc�)

Any other details that is important
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42965
You get it not from Sun, but from a certificate authority that is trusted. Which ones those are differs from browser to browser, but the best-known ones are Verisign and Thawte.
If you start up your Java Plugin control panel, there's a tab dealing with certificates. In there you will find all the trusted authorities.
I've been told that Thawte offers free certificates for personal use, but have no further knowledge of them.

BTW, it's called "sign", not "sing".
Lin Shen
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Joined: Oct 08, 2003
Posts: 57
I heared that usually it is recommended to sign with Thawte. Half price compare to Verisign.
I agree. Here's the link:
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