Subject: Re: [boost] svn.boost.org has invalid ssl certifcate
Date: 2009-10-06 12:42:14
On Tue, 6 Oct 2009, Andrey Semashev wrote:
> Markus Werle wrote:
>> firefox reports:
>> svn.boost.org 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
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