The certificate for gmail.com could not be validated
datallah at pidgin.im
Thu Aug 29 14:16:40 EDT 2013
On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 1:59 PM, Steve Golub <smgolub at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Today for the 1st time this message started popping up:
> SSL Certificate Validation
> Accept certificate for gmail.com?
> The certificate for gmail.com could not be validated.
> The certificate is not trusted because no certificate that can verify it
> is currently trusted.
> When I click on View Certificate I see this:
> Common name: gmail.com
> Fingerprint (SHA1):
> Activation date: Tue Jul 23 09:37:27 2013
> Expiration date: Wed Jul 23 09:37:27 2014
> I'm running Pidgin 2.10.6 (libpurple 2.10.6) on Windows 7.
Upgrade to Pidgin 2.10.7.
> What changed? How do I get past it?
Google updated the Certificates. There's a bug in older Pidgin versions
that prevents the new certificate from being validated successfully.
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