Categorizing certificate that is being blocked


#1

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My domain is: www.potentiaconcepts.com

I ran this command: We are in the Netherlands and a client here can not access our site as he’s using Fortigate firewall. They are a school, so they apply filtering to web traffic. He says our site is blocked because, According to Fortigate, our site certificate is “uncategorised”. Our firewall blocks sites that are categorized as porn, gambling, hate, gaming and a few other categories we deem inappropriate for children. We also block anything that has no category.

Can someone advise me how to add a category to our Let’s Encrypt certificate?

It produced this output:

My web server is (include version): WordPress 4.9.6

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version):

My hosting provider, if applicable,

I can login to a root shell on my machine (yes or no, or I don’t know): i don’t know

I’m using a control panel to manage my site (no, or provide the name and version of the control panel):


#2

Certificates have no concept of a “category”. The censorship of your domain is not related to its certificate or Let’s Encrypt in any way.

This is a concept that Fortiguard have invented for themselves - they maintain their own database of websites and their categorizations.

You can look up categorizations here: https://fortiguard.com/webfilter?q=potentiaconcepts.com&version=8

Perhaps you should request that Fortiguard review your domain: https://fortiguard.com/faq/wfratingsubmit?url=potentiaconcepts.com

For what it’s worth, the www. version of your domain does already appear to be categorized as “Business”.


#3

thank you -great advice! I will contact Fortiguard to have us added!


#4

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