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Subject: Re: [boost] has invalid ssl certifcate
From: dherring_at_[hidden]
Date: 2009-10-06 12:42:14

On Tue, 6 Oct 2009, Andrey Semashev wrote:
> Markus Werle wrote:
>> firefox reports:
>> uses an invalid security certificate.
>> The certificate is not trusted because the issuer certificate is unknown.
>> (Error code: sec_error_unknown_issuer)
>> Can this be fixed on the server side?
> This is even more annoying with Chrome as it doesn't allow to remember
> the security exception for this site.

This can only be fixed on the server side by buying a cert from a
"trusted" authority (i.e. one who's authority certificate is distributed
with most browsers).

Boost's cert was generated by Indiana University. They have a FAQ on what
causes these errors.

To fix it properly, install their authority certificate from

- Daniel

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