Use a trusted certificate

While self-signed certificates provide good security, the following warnings are still displayed when users access HTTPS sites using a fully-qualified domain name:

  • Domain mismatch
  • The security certificate presented by this website was not issued by a trusted certificate authority

These warnings are eliminated by using any one of the following types of trusted certificates:

  • certificates signed by a commercial certificate authority (CA) that is recognized by all popular web browsers. A complete list is in Windows under Control Panel > Internet Options > Content > Certificates > Trusted Root Certification Authorities.
  • certificates created by an organization that operates its own certificate authority that is recognized by their users' web browsers by way of a root certificate that is installed into all users' web browsers.

PaperCut NG/MF allows you to:

Note:

This is a technically complex area and there is an assumed level of experience with SSL certificates in general.


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