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How does an SSL certificate look like?


Alex P

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I have never seen one since I always have it set up for me.

 

Is it a file?

 

How does basically the whole philosophy work?

 

Sorry for the questions but I think this is an interesting topic for many of us.

 

Thanks

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Something very similar to that. It is basically just a text file that contains

encrypted key data. You have one for the server and one for the domain.

Your webserver loads those keys whenever it starts.

 

Idea is the server/browser connection gets encrypted, all data is 'garbage' so noone can read it

(which is bull as anything gets cracked and so did SSL long time ago)

 

HTH

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