Certifictae Prompt

Greg greg_roll at hotmail.com
Tue Feb 23 00:08:46 EST 2010


Hi David,

Thanks for the quick reply.

I mean an untrusted certificate. In pidgin you get a prompt to view and 
accept the certificate but in a GUI less application nothing happens.

Thanks,
Greg

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From: "David Woolley" <forums at david-woolley.me.uk>
Sent: Tuesday, February 23, 2010 8:44 AM
To: "Greg" <greg_roll at hotmail.com>
Cc: <support at pidgin.im>
Subject: Re: Certifictae Prompt

> Greg wrote:
>> Is it possible to intercept the prompt to accept an untrusted 
>> certificate?
>>  I have a libpurple client without a UI and would like to be prompted 
>> another way.
>>
>
> Do you mean an untrusted certificate or do you mean a trusted certificate 
> signed by an untrusted  CA, or itself?
>
> I believe you can install a non-root certificate as trusted with OpenSSL 
> or GnuTLS, although I'm not certain and I don't know what Pidgin uses on 
> Windows.
>
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