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#1 Ric

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Posted 04 March 2008 - 05:42 PM

In my write-up on this page:

http://center.unifor...sl_1_intro.html

I skipped signed certificates because of the real cost to home users, seems I have no real reason to use that excuse anymore I am looking at CAcert and their free server certificates.

Any views or opinions on server certificates? :)

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Posted 20 March 2008 - 05:13 PM

I thought a quick write-up would be sufficient to address the above. Trouble with that idea was a lack of real foundations. My solution was to attacth a new project covering first the foundations and then leading onto a signed certificate.

Project consists of the following:

1) PC lock down – secure your PC XP-Home

http://center.unifor..._lock_down.html

2) No-IP – If you do not have a domain name try this alternative

http://center.unifor..._2/3_no_ip.html

3) hMailServer – How to install and run on Uniform Server.
(Please note this is not a portable server, it was never designed to be other than a real mail server running as a service.) The real problem I have with it, just cannot bring myself to click the uninstall button. It sits there working flawlessly, as a test server adding additional domains and user accounts is a snip.

http://center.unifor...mailserver.html

4) PHP mail function – digression how to set up an smtp server for use with PHP

http://center.unifor...l_function.html

5) CAcert – How to obtain a signed server certificate.

http://center.unifor...cert_intro.html

Easter in the UK looks as if it’s going to be cold and windy. If you have time on your hands enjoy.

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