deCast - Creating Self-Signed Certificates For Developing and Testing HTTPS Apps

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Many web sites and web services use HTTPS for transport layer security.  As a developer, I find myself setting up dev environments with https every few months or so.  This entails creating self-signed certificates.  IIS7 provides an easy way to do this, but there are issues.  In this screencast, I will detail how to create self-signed certificates correctly and how to configure them appropriately in order to develop and test secure solutions.  Click here to see a blog post on this subject.



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    This is an awesome guide. I too have to walk the steep learning curve every time I need to administer a self ssl for development and testing.



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