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NGINX – Easiest way to setup SSL using .pfx files

Reading Time: < 1 minute I’ll try to explain the easiest way to use a .pfx file that can be used to install SSL on NGINX. We’ll start by extracting the CRT file using openssl with the following command openssl pkcs12 -in ./YOUR-PFX-FILE.pfx -clcerts -nokeys -out domain.crt Followed by extracting the private key with the following command openssl pkcs12 -in ./YOUR-PFX-FILE.pfx -nocerts -nodes -out domain.rsa Advertisements

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Handling HTTPS requests with Akka-HTTPS Server

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hi guys, In my last blogs I explained how one can create a self-signed certificate and KeyStore in PKCS12. You can go through the previous blog, as we’ll be needing certificate and keystore  for handling HTTPS requests. https://blog.knoldus.com/2016/10/18/create-a-self-signed-ssl-certificate-using-openssl/ https://blog.knoldus.com/2016/10/26/how-to-create-a-keystore-in-pkcs12-format/ Akka-HTTP provides both Server-Side and Client-Side HTTPS support. In this blog I’ll be covering the Server-Side HTTPS support. Let’s start with “why do we need server-side HTTPS support?” If we want the communication between the browser and Continue Reading

How to create a KeyStore in PKCS12 Format.

Reading Time: 2 minutes In my last blog I explained how to create a self-signed SSL certificate. You can go through the previous blog and generate the certificate and private key as we’ll be needing it for creating a KeyStore. Create a self-signed SSL Certificate using OpenSSL. In this blog I’ll be explaining how one can create a KeyStore in PKCS12 Format using OpenSSL. Let’s start with “What is Continue Reading

Create a self-signed SSL Certificate using OpenSSL.

Reading Time: 3 minutes In this blog I’ll be giving a little bit of insight on SSL certificates and then how to create a self-signed certificate using OpenSSL. Let’s start with  “What is an SSL Certificate?“ SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer. SSL is a global standard technology that creates encrypted communication between web browser and web server. It helps to decrease the risk of losing your personal information(e.g passwords, emails, Continue Reading

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