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Post by BroadcastDoc » Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:02 pm

All,

If you're interested, we now have a SSL certificate installed for the site. If you'd like to connect securely, use this link:

https://www.broadcastengineering.info

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Re: SSL Certificate

Post by Deep Thought » Tue Mar 06, 2018 10:07 pm

This may have screwed up the normal login...'http' login doesn't "stick".

edit: and now it works OK. Nevermind... :lol:
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Re: SSL Certificate

Post by davek » Wed Mar 07, 2018 1:51 am

Seems to be working well .. thanks Chris!

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Re: SSL Certificate

Post by BroadcastDoc » Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:04 am

There will be some wonkyness while things get straightened out. Some pages are complaining about images, etc.. I'm sure I didn't do it completely right, and Tim will come around and clean up my mess. :-D
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Re: SSL Certificate

Post by Deep Thought » Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:04 am

Meh...I was right the first time. The non-https login doesn't "stick" between sessions. No biggie, the https one does.
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Post by Shane » Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:30 pm

I couldn’t even log in but adding the ‘s’ to the bookmark took care of that. Thanks, Chris and Mike, too, for helping me out.
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Re: SSL Certificate

Post by Bill DeFelice » Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:54 am

I sent Chris code which will make things "stick" but there may need to be an adjustment to phpBB to accommodate it. I had moved to SMF and needed to do a tweak to accommodate SSL logins.
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Re: SSL Certificate

Post by Tim Burke » Mon Mar 12, 2018 2:58 pm

We are now set up to redirect all HTTP links to HTTPS. This should resolve any issues y'all may be having.

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Re: SSL Certificate

Post by kcbooboo » Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:19 am

The site doesn't seem to be accessible at all now with IE8, either http or https. Luckily Firefox got me in but it lost the saved login info.

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Post by Dale H. Cook » Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:29 am

kcbooboo wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:19 am
Luckily Firefox got me in but it lost the saved login info.
Do you mean that it lost the http:// info? That should still be accessible under Tools|Options|Security|Saved Logins.
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Post by Bill DeFelice » Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:41 pm

kcbooboo wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:19 am
The site doesn't seem to be accessible at all now with IE8, either http or https. Luckily Firefox got me in but it lost the saved login info.

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It's likely the security certs are too old at this point to work, as IE8 has been deprecated by Microsoft for ages.
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Re: SSL Certificate

Post by kcbooboo » Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:43 am

"Do you mean that it lost the http:// info? That should still be accessible under Tools|Options|Security|Saved Logins."

I think the issue was that the previously saved username/password was for the http:// URL, and since the https:// URL is not identical, Firefox couldn't auto-fill the username/password info. I just had to re-enter it and save it. I'm glad I made a DOC file that contains all my URLs, usernames, and passwords.

I wish there was a way to update all these certificates so stuff would still work. Yes, I know IE8 is lost in a galaxy no longer supported but for me it's a lot faster than Firefox. There are no other options available for XP. Chrome gave up on it, Firefox isn't updating anything for it, and of course Micro$oft gave up on it and XP.

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Re: SSL Certificate

Post by Dale H. Cook » Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:55 am

kcbooboo wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:43 am
Yes, I know IE8 is lost in a galaxy no longer supported but for me it's a lot faster than Firefox.
When I need a browser faster than Firefox I use Opera. I started using Opera when downloading large collections of images, which it does much faster than Firefox, and it is now my #2 browser, behind Firefox and ahead of IE11.
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Re: SSL Certificate

Post by DMammone » Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:56 am

Dale H. Cook wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:55 am
When I need a browser faster than Firefox I use Opera.
FYI: Opera actually uses the Chrome browser, or at least some of their APIs, for operation. It's the Tim Taylor version of Chrome.

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Re: SSL Certificate

Post by Dale H. Cook » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:07 am

DMammone wrote:
Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:56 am
FYI: Opera actually uses the Chrome browser, or at least some of their APIs, for operation.
I don't need or want integration with Google services. That is probably part of what makes Opera faster than, and consuming less RAM than, Chrome.
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