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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.

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Discover how to provide active runtime protection for your web applications from known and unknown vulnerabilities including Remote Code Execution Attacks.

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.


Find out how Waratek’s award-winning application security platform can improve the security of your new and legacy applications and platforms with no false positives, code changes or slowing your application.

Topics:
ssl certificates ,https ,security ,api

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