StartSSL™ — what's the catch?

Tell me why StartSSL™ is so cheap? Something wrong? There are some drawbacks when using its certificates?
Habr read.
October 14th 19 at 10:42
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October 14th 19 at 10:44
Solution
Just a smaller office than taste/Intermec. Certificates less valid, i.e. the root CA is not in all browsers.
Came to him from all of me (under Windows) browsers — all valid... Is an example of invalid? - jordyn_Crem commented on October 14th 19 at 10:47
As a rule, it's an old OS and browsers, such as ИЕ5 under win millennium. In General, the credibility of the supplier is below. If you are not interested in mastodon and don't care about 'coolness' of the certificate, no dirty tricks there. - Selena_Rath99 commented on October 14th 19 at 10:50
I do not care, but visitors will not be deterred? For example, if this certificate is for the server to accept payments? And still interested in the question of signing the application — will there be any differences for a user from the "cool" certificates? - jordyn_Crem commented on October 14th 19 at 10:53
Most won't notice, trust me. Although for a commercial project, especially payment, I would take the large suppliers to avoid confusion with overly paranoid types. - Selena_Rath99 commented on October 14th 19 at 10:56
The vast majority of the usual sites and no clue about the infrastructure of certificates, UTS, etc., if not issued error (roughly speaking, if the certificate is signed by a trusted authority, then all OK for the user it's transparent) - Marshall.Lakin74 commented on October 14th 19 at 10:59
October 14th 19 at 10:46
funny. tried to register, then login. on auth.startssl.com/ get failed, ssl_error_handshake_failure_alert Firefox says, other browsers do the same thing, but in your own words.

I would not risk, especially as, for example, godaddy certificate prices are comparable (if to forget about a wildcard)
figured out the client certificate required for entrance, which I at that time was not. although you could warn :") - jordyn_Crem commented on October 14th 19 at 10:49
I immediately after check was delivered and everything is fine authorized...
Although I agree that the lyrics they have is not very clear. Well, the private office what to say. - Selena_Rath99 commented on October 14th 19 at 10:52
October 14th 19 at 10:48
used recently and no foul play is not noticed.
October 14th 19 at 10:50
in Android there is no certificate
2.2 for sure, checked personally
And they declare. what OS is supported - jordyn_Crem commented on October 14th 19 at 10:53
October 14th 19 at 10:52
Passed the first circle of hell stage inspections confirmed the identity.
Talked with tech support (needed for additional documents, proof of address and phone number). Originated (I) difficulties with proof of phone — I have no invoice and agreement for phone — SIM card came in the mail, fill up the ATM. They are very upset. Of the provisions went like this: sent (by e-mail) the invoice to your home phone and they called on him. Asked the standard security questions (in English of course) like date of birth, etc. passport (scan of passport and driving license sent by the form when request). Paid PayPal'ohms. Together, the correspondence, phone calls, etc. from time of registration until receipt of the confirmation of verification of identity, it took a couple of hours. While pleased with the progress. Going to continue receiving the certificate on firm — will describe here.
how does it feel?) - jordyn_Crem commented on October 14th 19 at 10:55
All received. Verification in subsequent years go by more smoothly and with fewer documents, the identity check only phone call (both sides obviously Russian, but spoke broken English), the firm is re-confirmed without documents. The certificates themselves are working fine, only some problems with older or mobile browsers. - Selena_Rath99 commented on October 14th 19 at 10:58
October 14th 19 at 10:54
Pitfalls are noticed at all I want to say a big thank you office for free valid certificates. For example, the same cloud to organize with some owncloud via https without a certificate, uncomfortable, or just http, or warning, then set and forget the problem and beautiful green string, or lock the browser, so for myself or any corporate micro solutions mast Kev.
The entrance to the admin pages and orders also make the certificate, there was no damage. The only problem encountered, is the email certificate; if they sign, then apple mail swears on the left signature (and not only like it, I think Yandex also gave dissatisfaction, but need to check), although it may blame for their own bungling.
I recommend to try, also for Free version all registration will take 5-10 minutes.
October 14th 19 at 10:56
Can't figure out how to re-download the already issued certificate. re-generate does not...
Toolbox> Retrieve Certificate - jordyn_Crem commented on October 14th 19 at 10:59

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