Showing posts from June, 2009

How to create a self signed SSL certificate and how to use it with your web Server.

SSL certificate is the foremost important aspect of any website. If your website is running without the SSL, the modern browsers will stop the users from entering the website. Of course, there are ways to bypass that, at your own risk. As long as your website has no commercial data exchange, sensitive user information, etc, you are still good to run a website without a proper SSL certificate. For example, a blog can run without an SSL.  Note that Google AdSense accepts websites without SSL.  But the topic of this post is about Self Signed SSL certificate. How to create one, how to use it, and where to use it.  Let us see where to use it. For any website which is used for internal purposes, it's always a good idea to use Self Signed SSL, instead of paying for a real SSL certificate. Internal I mean, within a company, team, or for personal uses, for testing purposes, etc.  Now, let us see how to create a self-signed SSL certificate.  What you need A Linux machine.  OpenSSL utility  A

Where is the back light settings in Nokia N70 and other higher end Nokia phones?

I did a lot of google search for the Nokia N70 backlight problem. Many people are facing this problem. Under setting>>Phone>>Display>> you don't have an option to switch it ON of Switch it OFF. Of course, it may not be absolutely required. Another problem with backlight is time out delay. I found a thread in Nokia Forum stating the time out is happening after +30 seconds. Meaning, if you set it for 10 seconds the timeout happens after 40 seconds (10+30) If anybody found a way to switch on/off backlight please inform in the comment section