Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a cryptographic protocols that provide communication security over the Internet.

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Having a PostgreSQL database exposed to the internet

I've seen on DBA and other sites that exposing a database to the Internet is a particularly bad idea, but I noticed that PostgreSQL has SSL-certificate-only authentication. Does this make it any safer ...
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If an account has REQUIRE SUBJECT, does it still need a password?

I'm in the process of setting up SSL-secured replication between two servers. Each server has its own public/private keypair, and the CA cert is just the concatenation of the two public certs, like ...
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Do I need client certs for mysql ssl replication?

I'm setting up mysql replication using SSL, and have found two different guides. The first one creates both client and server certs, while the second one only creates server certs. I don't know ...
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How can I verify I'm using SSL to connect to mysql?

I have configured my server to allow SSL, and have modified my client ~/.my.cnf so I use SSL: [client] ssl ssl-cipher=DHE-RSA-AES256-SHA ssl-ca=~/certs/ca-cert.pem When I log in with my client and ...
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MySQL Replication using SSL

I am in the process of replicating my database so i can have a master slave configuration, one of the issues i have is with security i am basically generating my server/client keys and certificates ...
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What are the best practices for backing up a secured SQL Server 2012?

I want to state right off the bat that I'm not looking for information on how to backup a SQL Server. I've got that taken care of. I'm looking for some form of documentation that will tell me the ...
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SQL Server Report Manager 404 using HTTPS

OK. I have scoured the Internet for information on trying to fix this and found nothing that deals with my situation. I started here, that lead me to here, that lead me to looking at netsh commands ...
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MySQL 5.1.66 SSL connection error ERROR 2026 (HY000)

UPDATE2 Using WireShark I found out the problem string (I hope I did): 28 | 9.582638 | 192.168.18.128 | 192.168.18.129 | MySQL Response Error 1043 And the error is (according to docs): Error: ...