[thelist] IIS help

Hassan Schroeder hassan.schroeder at gmail.com
Wed Mar 1 16:13:48 CST 2006

On 3/1/06, Tim Burgan <email at timburgan.com> wrote:

> In IIS:

immaterial :-)

> 2. When I visit (note secure server) https://www.example.com my website
> displays perfectly, via SSL, but if I visit https://example.com (note:
> no www's), I get an error message saying the secure certificate belongs
> to a different domain - https://WWW.example.com

Which it does; certs are typically issued for *hosts*; example.com
and www.example.com are not the same.

You can buy (more expensive) wild-card certs that'll cover all of

Otherwise the "fix" will involve redirection -- and it'll have to take
place in http, *not* https mode...

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