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HTTPS

Post by bahua » Sun Oct 06, 2019 1:25 am

You may notice the URL has an "https:" in it now, instead of an, "http:" which it had for the first.... 13 years of its existence? After getting the forum migrated to new hosting, I figured it would be smart to get with the times and get this thing encrypted. It's working great for me on mobile and desktop, but if you have any trouble, please let me know.

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Re: HTTPS

Post by maison rustique » Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:18 am

Kaspersky gave me numerous warning about the insecurity of the site, but I did finally get here.

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Re: HTTPS

Post by earthling » Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:33 am

If you use old bookmark it may show a security warning. Delete old bookmark, go to https://kcrag.com then add bookmark. Hopefully it won't scare others away.

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Re: HTTPS

Post by bahua » Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:47 am

If you're getting a warning, I want to know about it. You should not be.

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Re: HTTPS

Post by bahua » Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:50 pm

It has come to my attention that there are still some people trying to use forum.kcrag.com, which hasn't been in use other than as a redirect for kcrag.com, for like ten years. Please don't do this. I couldn't believe there were still some.

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Re: HTTPS

Post by chrizow » Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:30 pm

i've been using kcrang.com

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Re: HTTPS

Post by earthling » Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:38 pm

^past blast that didn't go over too well
bahua wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:50 pm
It has come to my attention that there are still some people trying to use forum.kcrag.com, which hasn't been in use other than as a redirect for kcrag.com, for like ten years. Please don't do this. I couldn't believe there were still some.
Bookmarks backed up in cloud die hard.
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Re: HTTPS

Post by bahua » Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:59 pm

OK, I've reinstated the redirect. Now if you load http://forum.kcrag.com, it'll just redirect to https://kcrag.com.

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Re: HTTPS

Post by HalcyonKC » Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:34 pm

I do still receive the security warning from my antivirus (Bitdefender) for https://www.kcrag.com/ -- which my browser likes to autofill if I just type 'kcrag.' https://kcrag.com works fine.

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Re: HTTPS

Post by flyingember » Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:07 pm

bahua wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:47 am
If you're getting a warning, I want to know about it. You should not be.
I have been all week but only at work

Not the end of the world, but it’s still happening.

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Re: HTTPS

Post by bahua » Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:32 am

flyingember wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:07 pm
I have been all week but only at work

Not the end of the world, but it’s still happening.
I would highly appreciate a screenshot of the error you are seeing, along with as much information as you're willing to give about how you try to connect. The URL, especially. If you would feel more comfortable sending this information via PM, that would be fine.

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Re: HTTPS

Post by flyingember » Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:50 am

I figured it out.
You have www.kcrag.com as a valid DNS name for the site but that name isn't an alternate name on the cert itself so it complains about a mismatch.

Switching to just kcrag.com it works fine

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Re: HTTPS

Post by bahua » Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:30 am

Hmm, maybe I'll just make a virtual host entry for www too, that behaves exactly the same as the one I had to set up for forum dot kcrag.

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Re: HTTPS

Post by bahua » Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:39 am

There, that's done. Requests to www and forum now just immediately redirect to https://kcrag.com. The DNS update may take a couple hours, but it's done.

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