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Apply SSL for RPC port -Ubuntu 18.04 VPS server

I start bitcoind 0.17 in a particular port on Ubuntu 18.04 VPS server. I want to give the SSL certificate for RPC port. I already know to generate self signed certificate using OpenSSL. But I don't ...
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Signing transaction with SSL - private key to PEM

Given a private key: 3cd0560f5b27591916c643a0b7aa69d03839380a738d2e912990dcc573715d2c, And a tx hash: 456f9e1b6184d770f1a240da9a3c4458e55b6b4ba2244dd21404db30b3131b94, I would like to sign, using SSL ...
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Signing a transaction with SSL [duplicate]

I'm trying to sign a transaction using SSL. I already generated the raw transaction and hashed it properly. So I'd like to sign the following hash: ...
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Electrum SSL Cert Prorblem

İn electrum's site; Create a file that contains only the private key: -----BEGIN PRIVATE KEY----- your private key -----BEGIN END KEY----- Set the path to your the private key file ...
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Building on Ubuntu 16, missing SSL during ./configure

I am trying to build bitcoind on Ubuntu 16 64-bit. I have installed the dependencies and have built it fine many times on other machines. During ./configure, I am getting checking whether the Boost::...
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Why is JSON-RPC over SSL “strongly discouraged”?

The Wiki contains a page that simply states: JSON-RPC over SSL is strongly discouraged Why? I found a method for enabling JSON_RPC over SSL here. The post mentions nothing about JSON-RPC over SSL ...
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Does RevokeSSL Require Self-Signed Certs to Work?

// , I don't want to go to https://bankofamerica.com and see it self-certified. I don't want to go to https://amazon.com and see it self-certified. I don't mind going to https://patriotact....
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enable bitcoin SSL error

I want to enable SSL on windows.So I download a shining light openssl binary,and then I create server.pem and server.cert using the following commands: openssl genrsa -out server.pem 2048 openssl ...
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How to upgrade Bitcoin daemon in ubuntu 12.04?

I am currently having Bitcoin daemon version 0.9.0 and bitcoind getinfo shows error like "Upgrade required" { "version" : 90000, ... "errors" : "URGENT: Upgrade required: see https://www.bitcoin.org/...
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What is the point of comparing sha256 of downloaded file with published on the same website code? [closed]

Some websites publish sha256 to check authenticity of downloaded file. I suppose this is to protect against man-in-the-middle attack - that my file was not altered during download. What prevents man-...
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How do I use Vanitygen on Fedora 20? (openssl restrictions)

I have seen several methods for building bitcoin from source on Fedora, but I have not seen corresponding information for vanitygen. It builds, and it starts up, but then it gives me the error: "...
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Why API of bitcoin exchanges use HMAC over HTTPS/SSL?

Pretty all exchanges use private and public key. We sign API request with our private key using HMAC algorithm. What's the point of doing so when there is already HTTPS connection? HTTPS provides both ...
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How do I configure the Bitcoin client for SSL on Windows?

Specifically I would like to connect to bitcoind from an outside system but I'm concerned about security. I've seen where others have said that SSL support is built into the Bitcoin client but how do ...