Creating SSL certificates with SHA256 on Windows with IIS

SSL certificate requests that are created using IIS only support the SHA1 hash algorithm, and that's a problem for newer browsers which want the more secure SHA256 and will complain when they don't get it. This article provides instruction for creating a complying certificate request using the certreq tool in Windows. READ MORE

Installing VeriSign Certificates with Internet Explorer 8 (IE8)

I recently had an infuriating experience with VeriSign that I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy, so I thought I’d try to save someone a bunch of time and frustration by putting the fix on the ‘net. When submitting a product for Windows Logo certification one is required to digitally sign and submit a file ... READ MORE