"Unable to validate certificate"
eion at robbmob.com
Sun Jan 7 15:36:16 EST 2018
some info about the new Root CA and Intermediate CA certs that Google are
rolling out. On Pidgin on Windows we don't include the new "Google Trust
Services" ca-cert, so it'll keep bugging you about it
On 7 January 2018 at 04:52, Phil Smith III <phs3stuff at cox.net> wrote:
> And they came back in the evening, though they're gone again now. Very
> weird. Well, maybe not: if it's ONE server, maybe load is higher in the
> evening, so that server gets pressed into action, goes idle eventually? If
> there's some sort of client-server persistence, then that might continue
> until that server goes idle again and gets dropped from the cluster. Of
> course I'm making this up as I go along, but it does fit the symptoms...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: pidgin at alexoren.com [mailto:pidgin at alexoren.com]
> Sent: Friday, January 05, 2018 5:27 PM
> To: Phil Smith III <phs3stuff at cox.net>; Pidgin <support at pidgin.im>
> Subject: Re: "Unable to validate certificate"
> I am still getting those popups.
> Why wouldn't Pidgin remember the accepted certificate?
> On 05/01/2018 10:04 PM, Phil Smith III wrote:
> > Saw that, but it *seems* slightly different.
> > Weirdly, after getting them all evening and night (based on the number
> of popups I had to close!), I got a few throughout the morning and then
> they stopped. So maybe it really was a Google problem--maybe one server
> behind a LB with a bad cert?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: pidgin at alexoren.com [mailto:pidgin at alexoren.com]
> > Sent: Friday, January 05, 2018 2:57 PM
> > To: phs3stuff <phs3stuff at cox.net>; support at pidgin.im
> > Subject: Re: "Unable to validate certificate"
> > Similar issue here:
> > The certificate for 0.client-channel.google.com could not be
> > The certificate is not trusted because no certificate that can
> verify it is currently trusted.
> > There's an issue on Bitbucket:
> > https://bitbucket.org/EionRobb/purple-hangouts/
> > On 05/01/2018 3:48 PM, phs3stuff wrote:
> >> After running flawlessly for a while, I'm suddenly getting:
> >> Unable to validate certificate
> >> The certificate for clients6.google.com could not be validated. The
> certificate chain presented is invalid.
> >> This happens repeatedly at random intervals. Sometimes I get several of
> these dialogs at once, sometimes just one.
> >> I know what an invalid certificate chain is, just not what to do about
> it for this. Seems like the server is presenting the invalid chain, which I
> can't really fix anyway, eh?
> >> Ideas?
> >> Windows 7, fully patched; Help/About says:
> >> Pidgin 2.12.0 (libpurple 2.12.0)
> >> Unknown
> >> (what's the "Unknown" about??)
> >> And I'm using the Hangouts plugin.
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