Wednesday, November 6, 2013

How to configure SSL Certificate in IIS 8 - Video Tutorial

There are different types of SSL Certificate are available in the market you can buy the one which best suits your needs.

An SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate it's a digital certificate which authenticates the identity of a website.
Now you're thinking what does that mean "authenticates the identity of a website"
It means whichever Certification Authority (CA) provided the SSL Certificate has checked and verified the ownership of the domain name, website and the actual existence of the company. Now this all depends on what type of SSL Certificate you need and that defined the verification process.
The SSL Certificate also encrypts information sent to the server. Encryption is the process of mixing the data into an something which can't be read anyone and can only be readable with the proper decryption key.
The SSL certificate have the following information:
  • Certificate holder’s name
  • Certificate’s serial number and expiration date
  • Copy of the certificate holder’s public key
  • Digital signature of the certificate-issuing authority

In this video tutorials you will learn 5 things :-