The following is an extremely simplified view of how SSL is implemented and what part the certificate plays in the entire process.
Tag Archives: ssl
A free SSL certificate
Typically for a low volume site where verified identity is not import one would use a self-signed certificate for SSL. Unfortunately these triggers security warnings in browsers and require you to recognise/remember checksums to prevent man-in-the-middle attacks when accessing your own servers over HTTPS.
Enabling SSL on WAMP
This step by step guide explains how you can enble SSL on WAMP.
Installing SSL using OpenSSL on a WAMP localhost
I’m working on a project that is requiring me to use SSL (to make a https connection) on my local installation of WAMP. After much searching and a couple tries, it appears that I finally got it working. This post should be useful to anyone who is trying to do the same.