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Dan

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SSL Cert (Improved Security)
« on: June 15, 2019, 09:08:44 PM »
I'm adding an SSL cert to the site in order to boost our security profile a bit.   You may notice some "strangeness" with the forum and cookies while this happens. You will possibly have to reauthenticate after the upgrade is complete.   

It should be done by tomorrow sometime.

Thanks for your understanding.
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Re: SSL Cert (Improved Security)
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2019, 03:15:29 AM »
Well, that didn't take as long as I had anticipated.     SSL Cert is now active. 

Everyone will be redirected to the secure version of the site in order to make sure things like bookmarked non-https links still go to the proper place.

Please let me know if you run into any issues. 

Thanks.

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Re: SSL Cert (Improved Security)
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2019, 03:59:11 AM »
 8)   Looks good to me.  I now see an "https" and a picture of a padlock by it.    :P

Thanks.
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Re: SSL Cert (Improved Security)
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2019, 07:41:06 AM »
Thanks Dan, not seeing any issues here.

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Re: SSL Cert (Improved Security)
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2019, 08:30:32 AM »
Thank you Dan! I'm also seeing the https:// and a padlock showing.

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Re: SSL Cert (Improved Security)
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2019, 10:13:19 AM »
Thanks, Dan!  Looks good to me.

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Re: SSL Cert (Improved Security)
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2019, 11:25:38 AM »
Thank you, Dan!
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Re: SSL Cert (Improved Security)
« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2019, 02:58:37 PM »
Thanks Dan,  My security gidgets are now happy...   ;D

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Re: SSL Cert (Improved Security)
« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2019, 04:31:45 PM »
I notice that the Forums show as secure but the other tabs, HOME etc. do not.  Is that something that we
have to change?

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Re: SSL Cert (Improved Security)
« Reply #9 on: June 16, 2019, 10:46:54 PM »
The cert only applies to the forum (forum.mistymoorings.com).   There is no need for a cert on the static website (return.mistymoorings.com) because there is no authentication taking place on that side of things.  Your forum credentials are not used on the static website, they are separate domains.

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Re: SSL Cert (Improved Security)
« Reply #10 on: June 17, 2019, 11:42:47 AM »
Very good.   :D

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Re: SSL Cert (Improved Security)
« Reply #11 on: June 19, 2019, 09:25:46 PM »
I'm in the process of implementing an SSL certificate on the static site as well (return.mistymoorings.com), there may be some intermittent issues while it is completed.

Update: the forced-https rule is in effect, but for some reason the cert is taking a long time to go through, resulting in a security "warning" on the main site.    Rest assured, the site is completely safe, it's just trying to use an SSL cert that isn't quite there yet.    >:(
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Re: SSL Cert (Improved Security)
« Reply #12 on: June 19, 2019, 10:06:08 PM »
Thanks Dan ... appreciate the special effort.

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Re: SSL Cert (Improved Security)
« Reply #13 on: June 19, 2019, 10:31:13 PM »
I've manually removed the rewrite rule for forcing https connections for now on the static site, but if your browser is cached, you may still see it yelling scary "this site is trying to steal your information!" types of messages .. I'm working with support to see what is going on with the SSL cert order, and why it hasn't processed yet.

In the meantime, if you're getting the errors, you can just clear your browser cache and you should be good.

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Re: SSL Cert (Improved Security)
« Reply #14 on: June 19, 2019, 11:09:49 PM »
Annnnnd, complete.  Everything should be back to normal.   Both the static site and the forum now both have SSL certs.    Happy little padlocks for your browser address bars.  Now I need some bourbon.   :o