Digicert Certificate Utility – SSL Installation Checker

The Digicert Certificate Utility – Certificate Installation Checker allows you to perform an SSL handshake with a local or remote SSL socket (https, pop3s, imaps, ldaps, etc.) and then show you what certificate, and chain that is currently bound to that application returning to its clients. This is useful for troubleshooting intermediate certificate issues, errors with certificates on websites, figuring out what certificates are bound to websites/applications/IP’s,  etc.. for both Internal and External Networks.  To download the Digicert Certificate utility for Windows perform the following. Downloading and Installing The Digicert Certificate Utility. On your Windows server or workstation, download and save the Digicert Certificate Utility for Windows executable (DigiCertUtil.exe). Run the Digicert Certificate Utility for Windows by Double-click DigiCertUtil. Congrats […]

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Troubleshooting: Ciphers, Protocols, or SSL with Qualys SSL Labs – SSL Checker

There are many SSL checkers out there which are used to check the validity and installation of a websites SSL Certificate. Majority of these checkers may vary on the information that they display or may have limitations, as they only perform their function as programmed. Aside from using an SSL Checker tool there is always the manual way of using your browser to check proper installations. If you would like to learn how to check using a browser SSLSupportDesk features such an article Troubleshooting: Checking SSL installation with a browser. Some SSL Checkers are extremely advanced and will not only check the validity of a SSL certificate, but can also point out flaws in a server’s configuration or software.  Qualys […]

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