HOWTO: Browser Error: ‘ssl_error_rx_record_too_long’ or ‘Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage’ on Linux

 

  It seems obvious you’ve come across the following error while trying to setup SSL certificates on apache. Error code: ‘ssl_error_rx_record_too_long’ (Firefox) or ‘Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage’ (IE) Well more often than not, you have something mis-configured! (Likely the listening port: 443). What you might want to do is check that your firewall […]

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HOWTO: Why do I receive a pop-up box stating that some pages are secured when others are not, even though all of the pages reside underneath the domain using the SSL certificate. All of the pages are using relative links.

 

  Be sure that all hyperlinks (ie <a href=””> and <img src=””>) are using relative links or absolute links with “https:” set as the protocol. You must be referencing some absolute links with “http:” as the protocol instead of “https:”. You can search your code for http: and find the content that is not linked […]

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ERRMSG: “This page contains both secure and non-secure items.”

 

  This is a client side message most likely caused by a reference in your HTML to a non-secured item. All references in the secure page need to point to “https://”. The easiest way to accomplish this is to use relative links instead of absolute links. Commonly overlooked items include: Images Linked stylesheets Frames, iFrames […]

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INFO: What is spyware? How can I detect spyware on my computer?

 

  Generally speaking, spyware refers to any computer program that gathers information about a person without his or her knowledge. Spyware programs can track your Internet page views, allow someone else to read your email, and even record your keyboard strokes. They are obviously cause for alarm. There are several resources to detect and remove […]

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