SSL


Content Delivery Network

Rackspace CDN [product page] offers the following certificate types for secure delivery: Rackspace shared domain, SAN, and Custom. These types are distinguished by how much ownership a customer has over the secure certificate. ...
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SSL

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a security protocol that uses encryption technology to ensure that sensitive information sent over the Internet is protected. Users on your site might need to divulge personal information to you such...
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History In 1969, a remote login application known as telnet was created. Back in 1969, very few people had computers, and those who did were primarily communicating on isolated private networks. It worked exactly the way you'd...
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This article will go through the first step of creating and eventually installing an SSL certificate. You'll use the same steps whether you are getting a traditional SSL from an authority like Verisign, a self signed certificate...
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SSL

Updating your existing SSL Certificate is a quick and simple process. Whether your SSL Certificate is expiring or you are simply needing to change to a new SSL Certificate, you can follow these instructions to get your SSL...
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By default some scripts will attempt to retrieve the IP address of a visitor using the REMOTE_ADDR HTTP header. Due to the nature of our environment your script may receive the IP of one of our load balancers, rather than the IP...
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To force SSL on your PHP site, you can use the following code in a .htaccess file:


#Force SSL on entire site
RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteCond %{ENV:HTTPS} !on [NC]
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://(YOURDOMAIN)/$1 [R,L...
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Because of the unique hosting environment of Cloud Sites, an addition to the code used for the Allow only feature via SSL is required.

In Cloud Sites, the requesting IP address coming into a server is the IP address of our load...
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Unfortunately, we do not provide the actual SSL certificates. Please see our article on which SSL certificates we support, you will need to purchase your cert from a supported vendor. Click here for a list of supported SSL...
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History In 1969, a remote login application known as telnet was created. Back in 1969, very few people had computers, and those who did were primarily communicating on isolated private networks. It worked exactly the way you'd...
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Note: This article is written for our Cloud Sites Control Panel. You can get to it from the Cloud Control Panel by clicking your name in the upper-right corner and selecting Cloud Sites Control Panel.

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)...
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 SSL certificates installed on Cloud Sites have certain requirements in order to be installed correctly. The primary certificates supported are:    * Root Level certs    * Apache + OpenSSLCloud Sites also supports the following ...
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Linux and PHP

By default some scripts will attempt to retrieve the IP address of a visitor using the REMOTE_ADDR HTTP header. Due to the nature of our environment your script may receive the IP of one of our load balancers, rather than the IP...
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To force SSL on your PHP site, you can use the following code in a .htaccess file:


#Force SSL on entire site
RewriteEngine On
RewriteBase /
RewriteCond %{ENV:HTTPS} !on [NC]
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://(YOURDOMAIN)/$1 [R,L...
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IIS and ASP.NET

By default some scripts will attempt to retrieve the IP address of a visitor using the REMOTE_ADDR HTTP header. Due to the nature of our environment your script may receive the IP of one of our load balancers, rather than the IP...
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Uncategorized

This article provides examples of how to force SSL on your ASP or ASP.NET site.

web.config file
ASP.NET (not MVC 3)
ASP.NET (MVC 3)
Classic ASP
web.config file

If your website has the IIS Rewrite Module available, you can...
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History In 1969, a remote login application known as telnet was created. Back in 1969, very few people had computers, and those who did were primarily communicating on isolated private networks. It worked exactly the way you'd...
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Other Mail Servers

The previous article looked at saslauthd. Now, we need to concentrate on the certificate the connection will use when retrieving our mail.This is completed using the same principles as when using a secure port (HTTPS) on a...
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