Re: OT uses an invalid security certificate.

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On Sun, 2008-10-05 at 17:13 +0000, Vandaman wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
> > that's not the issue...the certificate is signed by
> > Akamai which is not
> > a certificate issuer that is trusted by default. This
> > message is what
> > you would see from any certificate presented that is not
> > signed by a
> > trusted issuer (i.e. self-signed certificates).
> > 
> > rather than pose solutions that illustrate how little you
> > understand the
> > problem, you would do better to understand the problem.
> > 
> > The simple solution is of course the download the
> > certificate, examine
> > it and decide whether or not you wish to trust the
> > certificate.
> > 
> Are you suggesting that Red Hat is using a self-signed
> certificate, this is not some prima donna called Craig
> from Azapple (who is full of himself) this is a global 
> corporation we are talking about.
actually, I wasn't suggesting anything. I very clearly stated that the
certificate was signed by Akamai
> I have no intention of trusting a self-signed cert from
> a big corp.
I would have thought that is exactly what you are doing when you accept
any certificate signed by Thawte, Verisign or whomever
> I would suggest you dismount from your high horse because
> the common name on the server doees not match the cert its 
> also a problem on IIS
I wasn't actually replying to the OP whose question...

> Accessing gives
> Secure Connection Failed
> uses an invalid security certificate.
> The certificate is only valid for
> (Error code: ssl_error_bad_cert_domain)

was answered by Bjorn, telling him to go to in which case the certificate
does have the correct cn and that was simply the OP error.

But there is still the issue that I don't show Akamai as a trusted
issuer for certificates in Firefox in which case, you still have to deal
with it.


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