Re: SSL question

From: Miha Pihler (
Date: 09/01/04

Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2004 14:51:35 +0200

Hi Michael,

>From what I can read from your post, users will access unencrypted site and
enter their details in a forum. After they are done they click submit to
submit data. In this scenario data between client computer and your server
will travel in clear text (unencrypted). After it gets to the server it can
be posted in encrypted (SSL) form to another page if you configure it so...

Answer to your 2nd question is yes. My recommendation though would be to use
2048 Bits key size (you can select this when you are performing certificate


"Michael" <> wrote in message
> have a small question with regards to SSL and IIS.
> i've already installed a self signed ssl cert on my web server.
> My question now is, i've a page with has a form. This page is unencrypted.
> But in this page, it has a form and that form will post to a SSL page when
> its submitted. Will the data thats entered in that form be encrypted???
> 2nd question is, no matter is self signed or a verisign cert, the
> technology (1024, etc) is still there right?? its just that with verisign,
> its a recognized 3rd party and there wont be any prompting msg??

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