How to Check the OpenSSL Version Number


OpenSSL is an open-source cryptographic library and SSL toolkit. The applications contained in the library help create a secure communication environment for computer networks. This article explains how to determine the OpenSSL version by entering a…

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How to Generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) With OpenSSL


A Certificate Signing Request (CSR) is the first step in setting up an SSL Certificate on your website. An SSL Certificate secures and encrypts traffic between a client and a website. This is helpful for preventing cybercrime, fraud, and a…

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How to Fix ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH


Are you running into the ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH error? This error happens in a user’s browser when they try to access a website. It means that there’s a difference between the security information that was provided and the actual…

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OpenSSL Tutorial: How Do SSL Certificates, Private Keys, & CSRs Work?


Initially developed by Netscape in 1994 to support the internet’s e-commerce capabilities, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) has come a long way. Amidst all the cyber attacks, SSL certificates have become a regular necessity for any live website.

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