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Month: June 2012

Re: [trinity-users] SSL Error on the Trinity web site

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 09:25:12 -0500
> Just a heads-up.
> Clicking "Nightly Builds" on the Trinity web site menu bar results in an
> Error:
> "The site's security certificate is not trusted!
> You attempted to reach, but the server
> presented a certificate issued by an entity that is not trusted by your
> computer's operating system. This may mean that the server has generated
> its
> own security credentials, which Chromium cannot rely on for identity
> information, or an attacker may be trying to intercept your
> communications.
> You should not proceed, especially if you have never seen this warning
> before
> for this site."
> It's invoked because https is specified for access to the nightly builds;
> is
> this necessary?
> Also, I can't help thinking that an unqualified certificate is worse than
> useless, so why does it even exist?
> LeeE

It mainly exists because the Launchpad software which QuickBuild is built
on cannot operate without a certificate.  To make matters worse, it won't
work over plain HTTP either.

I have had plans for some time to investigate a free "real" certificate
for that site, but never found the time to do so.