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Philip
i had rent a webserver that support SSL i think, and every time i login to my panel there is lock and it's using https protocol

and there;s 2 folder
httpdocs
httpsdocs

but, i don;t know how to using this SSL on my site, and how to programmming it on my php ? and what can i encrypt and dont encrypt ?
and is there need a key or not ? and how to put a password that encrypted ?

can someone explain for me how to used this SSL ? thanks,
deepak
SSL support is not enough .. you need a certificate from signing autorithy or self signed, try one month trial http://www.verisign.com/ssl/buy-ssl-certificates/free-ssl-certificate-trial/index.html
Philip
i still dont get it, is there a e book that i can download about this think,
or a website how to learn working with SSL ?

thanks, Embarassed
hilander
I want the same also,,but I have read in other posts that we cant install ssl here in frihost...that would be sad...I am trying to use it also...I hope I find a solution to this..
peyote
I dont think i need ssl that much or do I?
rvec
you don't normally need it, but if you transfer very sensitive data like credit card details you do need it.
kv
using ssl on your site means using https protocol. SSL connection is secured which means that tapping between the browser and server will not give any useful data.

You need to install a SSL certificate for SSL to work. Most hosting providers have a control panel which is capable of generating a self-signed certificate or provide a shared certificate. Most browsers do not accept self-signed certificate or atleast warn user that it is a self-signed certificate.

Security is a great aspect of SSL when it comes to sensitive info, but on the flip side, it also makes your site slow. Additionally, if you want a certificate from signing autorithy, you will have to pay for it.

As far as programming is concerned, it is no different than the usual http. Just drop your html/php/etc files into httpsdocs instead. If you have a valid certificate, you can access the pages using https in the url instead of http.

An optimum solution is to use mix of both. Use http for normal pages (like home page, about us, etc) and use SSL for sensitive data (accepting username/password, CC info, etc). Most of the free mail providers like yahoo and gmail use https on the login page and switch to http once logged in.
peyote
"i had rent a webserver that support SSL i think, and every time i login to my panel there is lock and it's using https protocol

and there;s 2 folder
httpdocs
httpsdocs

but, i don;t know how to using this SSL on my site, and how to programmming it on my php ? and what can i encrypt and dont encrypt ?
and is there need a key or not ? and how to put a password that encrypted ?

can someone explain for me how to used this SSL ? thanks"

I wonder if you made it possible?
peyote
"using ssl on your site means using https protocol. SSL connection is secured which means that tapping between the browser and server will not give any useful data.

You need to install a SSL certificate for SSL to work. Most hosting providers have a control panel which is capable of generating a self-signed certificate or provide a shared certificate. Most browsers do not accept self-signed certificate or atleast warn user that it is a self-signed certificate.

Security is a great aspect of SSL when it comes to sensitive info, but on the flip side, it also makes your site slow. Additionally, if you want a certificate from signing autorithy, you will have to pay for it.

As far as programming is concerned, it is no different than the usual http. Just drop your html/php/etc files into httpsdocs instead. If you have a valid certificate, you can access the pages using https in the url instead of http.

An optimum solution is to use mix of both. Use http for normal pages (like home page, about us, etc) and use SSL for sensitive data (accepting username/password, CC info, etc). Most of the free mail providers like yahoo and gmail use https on the login page and switch to http once logged in"

Very helpful!
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