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Using vs extensions in URLs

Knowledge Article Number 000230362

When Site users use a HTTPS URL with the extension, they might run into an insecure connection error. Depending on the browser they are using, they might see one of the following:


Your connection is not private

Attackers might be trying to steal your information from (for example, passwords, messages, or credit cards).



This Connection is Untrusted

You have asked Firefox to connect securely to, but we can't confirm that your connection is secure.


"Your connection is not secure

The owner of *** has configured their website improperly. To protect your information from being stolen, Firefox has not connected to this website."


Internet Explorer:

There is a problem with this website’s security certificate.

The security certificate presented by this website was issued for a different website's address.

Security certificate problems may indicate an attempt to fool you or intercept any data you send to the server.

Resolution Sites uses different domains for HTTP versus HTTPS. The sub-domain gets sent to Akamai and the HTTPS version goes to the domain instead of Attempting to use HTTPS on the subdomain results in a certificate error. 

The right URL usage would be:



It is key to note that the Require Secure Connections (HTTPS) option can help ensure that anyone who accesses gets redirected to


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