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[aprssig] Certificate Name Check [error]

John R. Ackermann N8UR jra at febo.com
Mon Oct 25 16:55:50 UTC 2004


Nothing's wrong, but it is an annoying message.  Unless you pay really 
big $$$ for a sitewide security certificate, certificates are valid only 
for one hostname.  Because we're transitioning between the old and the 
new tapr.org systems, we bought the certificate for the final naming 
scheme but the mailing list machine is, for now, using a different host 
name and that triggers the error.

Bottom line is that we're cheap^H^H^H^H^H good custodians of your dues 
money and we didn't want to waste a couple of hundred dollars on a 
temporary certificate.

73,
John
----
nc8q-1 wrote:
> Whilst attempting to view:
> https://lists.tapr.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/aprssig
> I get the following error:
> 
> Certificate Name Check
> 
> 
> The certificate that the site 'lists.tapr.org' has presented does not contain
> the correct site name. It is possible, though unlikely, that someone may be
> trying to intercept your communication with this site. If you suspect the
> certificate shown below does not belong to the site you are connecting with,
> please cancel the connection and notify the site administrator. 
> 
> Here is the Certificate that is being presented:
> 
>  Certificate for: 
>  Signed by: 
>  Encryption: 
>                Tucson Amateur Packet Radio Corp.
>                Thawte Consulting cc
>                Highest Grade (RC4 with 128-bit secret
>                key)
> 
> What is wrong?
> 
> Regards, Chuck
> 
> 
> _______________________________________________
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> aprssig at lists.tapr.org
> https://lists.tapr.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/aprssig
> 
> 




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