Https Certs?

Posted on 2012-08-13
Last Modified: 2012-08-15
Is it  necessary to have  server side and client side certificates to transact with https (i.e., download a file)? Why?
Question by:lcor
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    I am not sure I understand your question.  But if I understand you right, not, just a server certificate would be enough to secure a file transaction.

    Here is a good "how does ssl certs work" article:
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    You have to have a server side certificate, but it can be "self-signed".

    Details of how to configure this are here:-

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