How to create a self-signed certificate using openssl?

SSL Certificate

What is a digital certificate? Digital certificate contains keys for authenticating the holder of the certificate. It is typically issued by a trusted entity called CA (Certificate Authority). Self-signed certificate is used for testing purpose which is issued by yourself without the need for a Trusted CA. Using OpenSSL to generate self-signed certificate Open SSL…


How to enable Windows Containers

Microsoft support for Windows containers started with Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 Anniversary edition. Windows supports two types of containers Native and Hyper-V. They differ in the isolation provided by the Operation System. The native containers are treated as any other process by the operation system. Hyper-V containers are run under a light weight…


Setting up secure web site communication in Apache web server

Securing your website is a common requirement these days. You need to get SSL certificate for your domain to secure the communication between the browser and the Web Server. There are many sources like Let’s Encrypt who provide these SSL certificates for free. If you are setting up SSL certificate using a control panel like…