[Users] Gmail Secure Certificates
andrej at kacian.sk
Sat Apr 8 02:02:22 CEST 2017
On Fri, 7 Apr 2017 19:23:02 -0400
<edwardp at linuxmail.org> wrote:
> For the past several days, when I have tried to receive and send e-mail
> via Gmail, Claws Mail displays a window that the secure certificates
> for imap.gmail.com and smtp.gmail.com have changed and asks what to do.
> This is starting to become rather annoying. I fail to see how their
> secure certificates can change on a daily basis, unless Google is
> having 'issues'.
> Is this a problem with Claws, or is this actually on Google's end? I
> would prefer not to file a bug report if it's not an issue directly with
Since gmail has the service loadbalanced across several actual servers,
their certificates are sometimes out of sync.
You can enable 'Automatically accept valid SSL/TLS certificates' option
in account preferences, which should help if your system has up to
date CA certificates bundle, and recognizes gmail's certificates as
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