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Self Signed HTTPS Certificate [Video]

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Self Signed HTTPS Certificate [Video]

Follow along with this video tutorial to learn how to create a self-signed HTTPS certificate for your API using a GUI in ten minutes.

· Security Zone ·
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Protect your applications against today's increasingly sophisticated threat landscape.

When doing development for your APIs, you may want to test your API on HTTPS, but you don't always have the luxury of using signed certificates for your API company URLs. In those moments creating a Self-Signed Certificate for your local URL is really helpful. 

In the video below I will be showing you how to create a self-signed certificate for your API.

I will be using tool named XCA, this tool is available for both Mac and Windows.

In my next blog, I will be showing you how you can use this self-signed certificate in Mule ESB runtime to create HTTPS API.


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