Troubleshooting: Host headers in Microsoft Server 2013 IIS 8.0 & 8.5

Depending on your environment you may have the following Issues: Website A is coming up as website B. Unable to assign a certificate due to another website using the same IP or Port. Host Name when binding the certificate is grayed out. Using Host Headers requires that the following conditions are met: You must be using either a Wildcard or a SAN certificate The website address being used must meet the following. Include as a SAN value on the certificate. The Common Name (CN) of the certificate Be Covered by a wildcard Only one certificate can be used for a given IP address and port combination The friendly name of the certificate must have the wildcard * attribute in order […]

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Troubleshooting: At least one other site is using Https binding and the binding is configured with a different certificate.

In Windows Internet Information Services (IIS) you may receive the following error when assigning a certificate to a site binding. “At least one other site is using the same HTTPS binding and the binding is configured with a different certificate. are you sure that you want to reuse this HTTPS binding and reassign the other site or sites to use the new certificate?” This warning message occurs due to the following: Only one certificate can be used for a given IP address and port combination. Multiple websites on the server are using the same IP and port regardless of using multiple certificates. Resolution: In this situation the resolutions can be the following.. Assign each site a different public IP address in the […]

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Troubleshooting: Checking SSL installation with a browser

After you have installed your SSL certificate you may want to check installation. There ware two ways to go about checking its installation. By using a browser. This article will show case Google Chrome. By SSL Checker. See our article Troubleshooting: SSL with Qualys SSL Labs – SSL Checker to learn more. Lets get started.. Using Chrome: type in https://yourdomain.com (use the actual domain you want to check) you should see a pad lock to the left of the “Https.” Note: If you do not see a padlock or see a yellow exclamation point where the padlock would be, this may be due to Mixed or Insecure content. To troubleshoot this review troubleshooting article Troubleshooting: Unsecured or Mixed Content. If you do see […]

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