[thelist] setting up https on local IIS serer on win2k

darren darren at web-bitch.co.uk
Thu Jul 17 06:22:45 CDT 2003

On Thursday, July 17, 2003 at 12:06, Paul Cowan wrote:

PC> David Turner wrote:
>> can somebody point me towards a resource for setting this all up. do i
>> need to apply for a 'certificate' from somewhere? or is there a dummy
>> certificate that i can use for testing purposes.

PC> Most of the big providers of SSL certs will provide you with a free
PC> 'test certificate' (which will encrypt communications perfectly well, but
PC> will pop up an 'untrusted source' alert in most browsers at the beginning
PC> of a session, and are hence not production-suitable).

alternatively, if you have access to a server with certificate services
(or if you can install it), you can generate your own certificates for



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