Normally, any text (such as a credit card number) sent from your browser to the web server is sent as plain text. This means that a
hacker could potentially intercept (however unlikely) the information sent from your browser and read it. Therefore, by using the secure server, the information is encrypted before
it is sent from your browser. It would be practically impossible for anyone to decrypt it without knowing the key.
The following example uses yourdomain as the name of your domain and page as the name of the order form or the page you wish to be
Use the following url to call your pages via the secure server.
The above page would be accessed from the normal web server as:
*SPECIAL NOTE FOR FORMMAIL WITH THE SECURE SERVER*
If you are calling the formmail through the secure server, your form method will look like the following:
(substitute servername with your servername)
For the implementation of a Secure Server
option provides you with a means of implementing encrypted secure web transactions.To request a Secure Server signing certificate contact suppport and ask them to generate an SSL signing request that you can submit to Verisign or Thawte. Verisign and Thawte are companies that provide digital certificates used for secure transactions.
How To Set up Secure Server on Your Site:
1. Setting up a secure server requires that you purchase a secure digital certificate from either Verisign or Thawte. This is
a two-step request the signing request from support then submit it to verisign or thawte.
2. When the sertification authority has generated and supplied your certificate send it to support and ask them to install it for you.