Re: Untrusted Connection Warning .
On Tue 20 July 2010 12:53:37 pm brian m. carlson wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 11:00:33AM -0500, C M Reinehr wrote:
> > On Tue 20 July 2010 10:38:13 am Siddharth Ravikumar wrote:
> > > I have been trying to access the following links and I am getting a
> > > "Untrusted Connection Warning " warning from firefox and ultimately I
> > > am not able to access these links ! .
> > >
> > > https://alioth.debian.org/docman/view.php/30192/27/mainboards.html
> > > https://alioth.debian.org/
> > >
> > > Just try these links out and see . If your facing the same problem ,
> > > then someone in the list can help set things right .
> Is this Debian Iceweasel or the official Firefox build? See below for
> why this matters. If it's the latter, does Iceweasel work okay?
Iceweasel from the Debian package. It works with this website and most
> > I had no difficulty accessing https://alioth.debian.org with
> > IceWeasel/Firefox (v3.0.6) & Chrome (v5.0.375.99) but when I tried Opera
> > (v10.60 internal) I received this warning: "The server's certificate
> > chain is incomplete, and the signer(s) are not registered. Accept?"
> Does Opera use the default certificate store? The root certificate for
> alioth is from the SPI certification authority. If you don't use the
> Debian certificate store, then obviously it will not permit SPI-signed
> certificates, since they're almost certainly not in the default store.
OK, that's it. The Iceweasel package includes the SPI certificate authority
but not Opera. I download a Debian package from the Opera repository, but
apparently they didn't include the SPI certificate authority in the package.
I'm not sure exactly how Chrome handles certificates.
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