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A Year in Aeste

I’ve finally implemented the base functionalities of the project, and tested that everything works as expected. The only thing that I have left hanging in the dark is finding out how to get the automatic installation of client certificates into browser working. Nevertheless, the application is almost ready to be Read more…

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Getting there, I hope…

The major thing that I managed to get done by this week was the implementation of interfacing with the WooCommerce REST API. As a reminder, this is only done by the application when a new subscription for an organization certificate is made, and the customer also chooses the option to Read more…

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The WebCrypto API

Following up on last week’s post, it was decided that we would generate the private keys in the user’s browser, and then it would be uploaded to the server for the creation of the certificate. At first glance, this seemed to compromise security because by right the private key should Read more…

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Back to Square One

There is nothing much to be said for this week. The only implementation I’ve attempted to get done for this week, is the part where the server application interfaces with the WooCommerce REST API, in order to create products and coupons, when an organization makes an order for a certificate. Read more…

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So it Continues…

As time goes on, the details and requirements of the project start to emerge themselves progressively. At this point of time, we have two kinds of products, one for individuals and another for organizations. In the case of organizations, they have the choice of buying an intermediate CA certificate and Read more…

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PKCS#12 in OpenSSL

On a previous blog post, I talked about the flow of my project in detail, but then I realized that I was missing something important. The crux of the matter was I mentioned that when the customers have made the order and paid for the subscription, the certificate would be Read more…