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[ale] Where to buy an SSL Certificate?
- Subject: [ale] Where to buy an SSL Certificate?
- From: splante at insightsys.com (Scott Plante)
- Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 02:29:35 -0500 (EST)
- In-reply-to: <[email protected]>
We pay GoDaddy for the one certificate that customers actually use, then use StartCom free for all the other internal type ones, like our web mail server, vpn, etc. One thing to note about StartCom: while they are accepted by the major browsers, they're not by Oracle's Java. So if you're going to have, say, web services on a host that might need to be accessed by an external server somewhere for some b2b thing, and they're using Java--they'll either have to jump through some minor hoops or you'll need a more mainstream cert for that.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeremy T. Bouse" <jeremy.bouse at UnderGrid.net>
To: ale at ale.org
Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 6:10:20 PM
Subject: Re: [ale] Where to buy an SSL Certificate?
On 26.02.2014 17:45, Preston wrote:
> With the wide range of prices and companies selling, who do you
> suggest? I will be needing to get wildcard sub-domain for several
I personally use StartCom (http://cert.startcom.org/) for my SSL
certificates. I pay the $60/year for my individual identity verification
and then the $60/year per organization to be able to generate as many
certificates as I need in a year with 2 year expiration. They're already
in the authorized root certificate of every major modern browser so they
work perfectly and you don't fall victim to the SSL certificate price
gouging of paying for each certificate when they purpose is to verify
the identity of the organization not the certificate.
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