How to create and administer X.509 Certificate chains, Part I

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X.509 certificates are widely used for data transport security and integrity assertion. The first part describes the creation of a private Certificate Autority (CA) and host certificates, while the second part deals with administration of certificates. The third part will enable you to build your own administration tools …

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Monitoring Certificates with Zabbix

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There's nothing more embarrasing than running a public website with expired certificates. Huge red warning message pop-up all over the place, users are concerned and might even avoid your site. The admin frantically trying to find out how to renew the certificate, something they either never done before or …

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