ASK SSL Support Desk – Can I get an SSL Certificate that have CA= True or KeyUsage= CertSign?

What is Ask SSL Support Desk? It is a summary of random questions that have one to the attention of Acmetek’s most awesome technical support reps. Answered and shared for the SSL Support Desk’s SSL Library which is designed to teach and educate the community. Question: Can I get an SSL Certificate that have CA= True or KeyUsage= CertSign? Short Answer: Not really.. and here is why. The boolean reference of CA = True is used by applications to denote whether the certificate public key belongs to a CA (Certificate Authority). Technically all SSL Certificates (end entity) that are issued from a CA have this true attribute as they are chained from Intermediate CA and Root CA. You will not […]

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Digicert Intermediate CAs

Digicert SSL/TLS certificates require the installation of Intermediate CA certificates to be fully trusted in all browsers. Depending on your product type you will need the Digicert intermediate listed below. Your product type is listed in the beginning of your email as specified during enrollment. Alternately you can find your product type within your enrollment portal. To download your Intermediate CAs certificate perform the following: Scroll down to your Digicert certificate product type. With your mouse click and drag to select the entire code including the Begin Certificate and End Certificate headings/footers, and Copy (Crtl + c) the code. —–BEGIN CERTIFICATE—– AND —–END CERTIFICATE—– Paste (Ctrl + v) the copied contents into a plain text editor such as Notepad or […]

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Digicert Root CAs

Below are the Digicert Root Certificates for Digicert Standard & EV SHA2 products To download your Root CA certificate perform the following: Scroll down to your Digicert certificate product type. With your mouse click and drag to select the entire code including the Begin Certificate and End Certificate headings/footers, and Copy (Crtl + c) the code. —–BEGIN CERTIFICATE—– AND —–END CERTIFICATE—– Paste (Ctrl + v) the copied contents into a plain text editor such as Notepad or Vi. Do not use Word or Notepad ++ as they like to add characters and corrupt the code. Save the file with a .txt, .cer, .crt or .pem extension depending on your server type. For hosting environments typically there is a field provided […]

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Intermediate CA Certificates: Symantec – Geotrust – Thawte – RapidSSL

Certificate Authorities will almost always require the installation of Intermediate CA certificates to have SSL/TLS Certificates to be fully trusted in all browsers. Think of them as supplementary certificates that help the trust of your SSL Certificate to all the different browsers, and operating systems that exist out in the world. If you are having Trust issues on certain browsers, and other browsers are fine, then more than likely you’re missing the installation of an Intermediate CA. Intermediate CA’s also known as Chain Certificates are usually sent to you within or attached to your email SSL Certificate Fulfillment email. Alternatively you can always manually retrieve them from our website. Intermediate CA Certificates are unique and dependent on the product type […]

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Symantec Intermediate CAs – Secure Site & Secure Site Pro

Symantec SSL/TLS certificates require the installation of Symantec Intermediate CAs certificates to be fully trusted in all browsers. Depending on your product type you will need the Symantec intermediate listed below. Your product type is listed in the beginning of your email as specified during enrollment. Alternately you can find your product type within your enrollment portal. To download your Intermediate CAs certificate perform the following: Scroll down to your Symantec certificate product type. With your mouse click and drag to select the entire code including the Begin Certificate and End Certificate headings/footers, and Copy (Crtl + c) the code. —–BEGIN CERTIFICATE—– AND —–END CERTIFICATE—– Paste (Ctrl + v) the copied contents into a plain text editor such as Notepad […]

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Symantec Intermediate CAs

Symantec SSL/TLS certificates require the installation of Intermediate CA certificates to be fully trusted in all browsers. Depending on your product type you will need the Symantec intermediate listed below. Your product type is listed in the beginning of your email as specified during enrollment. Alternately you can find your product type within your enrollment portal. To download your Intermediate CAs certificate perform the following: Scroll down to your Symantec certificate product type. With your mouse click and drag to select the entire code including the Begin Certificate and End Certificate headings/footers, and Copy (Crtl + c) the code. —–BEGIN CERTIFICATE—– AND —–END CERTIFICATE—– Paste (Ctrl + v) the copied contents into a plain text editor such as Notepad or […]

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GeoTrust Intermediate CAs

GeoTrust SSL/TLS certificates require the installation of Intermediate CA certificates to be fully trusted in all browsers. Depending on your product type you will need the GeoTrust intermediate listed below. Your product type is listed in the beginning of your email as specified during enrollment. Alternately you can find your product type within your enrollment portal. To download your Intermediate CAs certificate perform the following: Scroll down to your GeoTrust certificate product type. With your mouse click and drag to select the entire code including the Begin Certificate and End Certificate headings/footers, and Copy (Crtl + c) the code. —–BEGIN CERTIFICATE—– AND —–END CERTIFICATE—– Paste (Ctrl + v) the copied contents into a plain text editor such as Notepad or […]

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Thawte Roots

Below are the Thawte Root Certificate for all Thawte SHA2 products. Thawte SSL 123 & wildcard Thawte Web Server & wildcard Thawte Web Sever EV To download your Root CA certificate perform the following: Scroll down to your Thawte certificate product type. With your mouse click and drag to select the entire code including the Begin Certificate and End Certificate headings/footers, and Copy (Crtl + c) the code. —–BEGIN CERTIFICATE—– AND —–END CERTIFICATE—– Paste (Ctrl + v) the copied contents into a plain text editor such as Notepad or Vi. Do not use Word or Notepad ++ as they like to add characters and corrupt the code. Save the file with a .txt, .cer, .crt or .pem extension depending on […]

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Thawte Intermediate CAs – SSL Web Server & Thawte Wildcard

Thawte SSL/TLS certificates require the installation of Intermediate CA certificates to be fully trusted in all browsers. Depending on your product type you will need the Thawte intermediate listed below. Your product type is listed in the beginning of your email as specified during enrollment. Alternately you can find your product type within your enrollment portal. To download your Intermediate CAs certificate perform the following: Scroll down to your Thawte certificate product type. With your mouse click and drag to select the entire code including the Begin Certificate and End Certificate headings/footers, and Copy (Crtl + c) the code. —–BEGIN CERTIFICATE—– AND —–END CERTIFICATE—– Paste (Ctrl + v) the copied contents into a plain text editor such as Notepad or […]

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Thawte Intermediate CAs

Thawte SSL/TLS certificates require the installation of Intermediate CA certificates to be fully trusted in all browsers. Depending on your product type you will need the Thawte intermediate listed below. Your product type is listed in the beginning of your email as specified during enrollment. Alternately you can find your product type within your enrollment portal. To download your Intermediate CAs certificate perform the following: Scroll down to your Thawte certificate product type. With your mouse click and drag to select the entire code including the Begin Certificate and End Certificate headings/footers, and Copy (Crtl + c) the code. —–BEGIN CERTIFICATE—– AND —–END CERTIFICATE—– Paste (Ctrl + v) the copied contents into a plain text editor such as Notepad or […]

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