HTTPS with IE (Internet Explorer)

This chapter provides tutorial notes and example codes on using certificates in IE. Topics include why Web browsers need certificates; viewing the certificate from an https Web server; installing the certificate from a server; exporting a certificate from IE to a certificate file; importing a certificate into IE.

Visiting "https" Web Site with IE

Viewing Server Certificate Details in IE

Viewing Server Certificate Path in IE

Installing Server Certificate Permanently in IE

Viewing Certificates in Certificate Stores in IE

Listing of Trusted Root CA in IE

Exporting Certificate to File from IE

Saving Server Certificate to File with IE

Deleting Certificates from IE

IE Supporting Multiple Certificate Paths

IE Reinstalling Root Certificates Automatically

Windows Automatic Root Update Mechanism

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Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of PKI (Public Key Infrastructure)

 Introduction of HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure)

 Using HTTPS with Google Chrome

 Using HTTPS with Mozilla Firefox

HTTPS with IE (Internet Explorer)

 Perl Scripts Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 PHP Scripts Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 Java Programs Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 Windows Certificate Stores and Console

 .NET Programs Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 CAcert.org - Root CA Offering Free Certificates

 PKI CA Administration - Issuing Certificates

 Comodo Free Personal Certificate

 Digital Signature - Microsoft Word

 Digital Signature - OpenOffice.org 3

 S/MIME and Email Security

 PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) Terminology

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

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