How SSL Certificates work

A so called SSL Certificate is used to verify the security of a website. With such a certificate the communication between a client and a webserver can be secured by encrypting the communication so that no one outside of the connection can read the data which is transferred between them. This is used to make […]

[NoBrainer] SSL connection error when using PowerShell

When using https request (directly or indirectly) with PowerShell you might run into different errors when using non-standard (i.e. not trusted, expired, self-signed etc) certificates: The underlying connection was closed: Could not establish trust relationship for the SSL/TLS secure channel. The underlying connection was closed: An unexpected error occurred on a send. In either case […]