Wildcards – Is the Main Domain Included in the Certificate?

Almost all wildcard certificates contain the main domain as an entry in the SSL certificate. Explicitly this means in case of a certificate issuance for *.psw-group.de the domain psw-group.de is automatically secured too. In the case of Subdomains this is however differently arranged. If you order a certificate for *.web1.psw-group.de this does not necessarily mean […]

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Generating an ECC-DSA Key and a CSR

If you need SSL certificates in ECC (elliptic curve cryptography) format, this will mostly fail while applying for the certificate. So far a certificate with ECC is only supported by a few operating systems, with OpenSSL this is already possible. It is important to note that the generation deviates from the normal procedure and cannot […]

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