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From Jacques Le Roux <jacques.le.r...@les7arts.com>
Subject Re: SSL certificate creation for localhost
Date Wed, 01 Feb 2017 05:18:36 GMT
Yes that's the right solution in your case Skip

Thanks Chris


Le 01/02/2017 à 03:32, Chris Clark a écrit :
> Have you heard of letsencrypt.org and the certbot?  Free SSL certs, open
> source software.  Just saying.
> On Jan 31, 2017 8:25 PM, "Skip" <skip@thedevers.org> wrote:
> For my development machine as well as other users in the local intranet, I
> am using the default SSL certificate that comes with ofbiz.  However, this
> cert is not accepted by IE 11 (giving the very helpful error message "This
> page can't be displayed".  Firefox reports that the certificate "was signed
> using a certificate algorithm that was disabled...".
> I can and have made modifications to Firefox and Chrome to accept this
> certificate and that is all good.
> However, I am writing a Windows Win32 application that queries an ofbiz
> https URL and gets json data.  I am getting the same error with this
> application (works fine with http instead of https) that I get with IE11.  I
> have to use Win32 APIs because this app is running on a really low power box
> that requires some windows services, so I can't use Linux.
> I can make this app work by running the request through an apache server and
> using ajp to the ofbiz server where the apache server has a good signed
> certificate, so I am sure the ofbiz URL is working just fine.
> I have tried the advise here:
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OFBIZ/Ant+Script+to+build+new+of
> biz+self+cert
> The above ant script generates a cert file that doesnt work at all with
> Firefox or IE.
> This link:
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OFBIZ/Apache+OFBiz+Technical+Pro
> duction+Setup+Guide#ApacheOFBizTechnicalProductionSetupGuide-SSLCertificateS
> etup
> describes a production setup.  However, I am interested in multiple dev
> machine setups and I don't want to wait on a real certificate authority.
> So, can anyone tell me how to generate a self signed certificate and install
> it on ofbiz that will be accepted by IE11?  A real certificate is $100 and
> weeks of work.
> All I care about is getting IE11 to connect on localhost to ofbiz using
> https.
> Thanks in advance.
> Skip

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