Using HTTPS with Firefox 35

This chapter provides tutorial notes and example codes on using certificates in Firefox 35. Topics include why Web browsers need certificates; viewing the certificate from an https Web server; saving the certificate from a server to a certificate file; exporting and importing certificates to and from certificate files; changing certificate trust settings.

Visiting "https" Web Site with Firefox 35

Viewing Server Certificate in Firefox 35

Server Certificate General Information

Viewing Server Certificate Path in Firefox 35

Exporting Server Certificate to File in Firefox 35

Viewing Pre-Installed Certificates in Firefox 35

Listing of Trusted Root CA in Firefox 35

Exporting Certificate to File from Firefox 35

Deleting Root CA Certificates from Firefox 35

Firefox 35 Displaying Certificate Error Page

Adding Security Exception in Firefox 35

Failing to Import Root CA Certificates to Firefox 35

Certificate Trust Settings in Firefox 35


Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of PKI (Public Key Infrastructure)

 Introduction of HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure)

 Using HTTPS with IE (Internet Explorer) 10

 Using HTTPS with Chrome 40

Using HTTPS with Firefox 35

 Perl Scripts Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 PHP Scripts Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 Java Programs Communicating with HTTPS Servers

 Certificate Stores and Certificate Console

 .NET Programs Communicating with HTTPS Servers - Root CA Offering Free Certificates

 PKI CA Administration - Issuing Certificates

 Digital Signature - Microsoft Word 2007

 Digital Signature - 3

 S/MIME and Email Security

 PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) Terminology

 Outdated Tutorials


 PDF Printing Version