[CentOS] https question

Bob McConnell rmcconne at lightlink.com
Sun Mar 14 03:53:25 UTC 2010


adrian kok wrote:
> Hi
> 
> I have question about https
> 
> I am using mozila to access gmail as https://mail.google.com/mail
> 
> Why mozilla prompts me the alert box?
> 
> "You have requested an encrypted page that contains some unencrypted
> information. Information that you see or enter on this page could
> easily be read by a third party."
> 
> How mozilla knows I have data not encrypted?
> 
> ls https secured?

Yes, the 's' at the end means it uses SSL to provide a secure 
connection. If you have elements on the page that have an http: prefix, 
then mozilla and other browsers will complain about it.

Bob McConnell
N2SPP


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