Re: IMAP certificate warning
- From: Toralf Lund <toralf kscanners com>
- To: Carlos Morgado <chbm chbm nu>
- Cc: Balsa List <balsa-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: IMAP certificate warning
- Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2001 09:09:19 +0100
> On Thu, Nov 08, 2001 at 08:46:02PM +0100, Albrecht Dreß wrote:
> > Am 08.11.2001 15:09:48 schrieb(en) Carlos Morgado:
> > > actually, we go through the cert check functions, and where mutt
> would ask
> > > the user 'what do you want to do now' we just put out that error and
> > > on with it.
> > > the error message is a bit misleading, it doesn't mean the cert is
> > > it means we couldn't verify it. that may happen cause we don't know
> > > signers key or somesuch. i'll have to check into this a bit harder,
> > > down my openssl config and try to get some clue.
> > >
> > > brian, do you have any insight into all this openssl and cert
> > > thing ? --
> > There are several nice examples for OpenSSL usage at the following
> > (I used them to learn using libssl...):
> neat tkx
> > However, I think this is not the complete solution. As you already
> > out, libmutt used to check the cert. What we need at this point is some
> balsa does too. if the current libmutt code (oh ... 6 months or so old
> *can* verify the cert the warning won't be shown. anyway, i noticed mutt
> very picky about certs too and that's why i suspect my (*the*) openssl
> if you don't have the root certs localy all certs will fail verification.
What exactly do you mean by that? The issuer of the certificate is quite
definitely in /usr/share/ssl/cert.pem on the client host.
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