[Users] Certificate pop-up message

Michael Gmelin freebsd at grem.de
Sat Oct 6 19:56:56 CEST 2012

On Sat, 6 Oct 2012 13:52:27 -0400
Chris Schrauben <chrisretusn at bluehome.net> wrote:

> On Fri, 5 Oct 2012 20:16:15 -0700
> John Jason Jordan <johnxj at comcast.net> wrote:
> > On Fri, 5 Oct 2012 13:12:40 -0400
> > Chris Schrauben <chrisretusn at bluehome.net> dijo:
> > 
> > >It would be nice to allow for an exception for this
> > >particular provider. I have contacted this provider and to date the
> > >certificate remains unchanged. Claws Mail does allow me to "Accept
> > >and Save" the certificate. It only prompts once per session. The
> > >first instance I get the "Save" option, during subsequent sessions
> > >I am prompted to "Accept" the expired certificate. 
> > 
> > I have Claws Mail set to check  mail for my three accounts every
> > three minutes. I did click on the Accept and Save button, but three
> > minutes later the message popped up again. Is this a bug?

Are you sure that this is always for exactly the same certificate? Maybe
the host presents a different certificate to you every time (load
balancing to different certificates, similar to the google mail issue
that started this thread).

> When I "Get Mail" more than one time during a Claws Mail session I
> only see the expired certificate prompt once. As long as Claws in
> running there is no further prompting. Now if I exit and restart,
> then I will be prompted to Accept the expired certificate on the
> first "Get Mail". One would think it would work the same with
> "Automatic checking". 
> I just tested this, I see the same behavior with "Automatic checking".
> No additional prompts about expired certificates.
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Michael Gmelin

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