loading a https page on OS X

paolo mazza mazzapaoloitaly at gmail.com
Tue Nov 16 03:22:29 EST 2010


Thank you Trevor.

Using Rev 3.5 Mac IDE,  I was able to load a page and make a Post from/to an
https server just  downloading the certificate "cacert.pem"  and inserting
this command:

  *set* the sslCertificates to  "cacert.pem"


However, I was not able to  accomplish the same tasks using the Linux cgi
engine 3.5.

It looks like I was not able to upload the certificate.


I tryed:


   *set* itemdelimiter to "/"

   *put* the filename of this stack into ADDRESS1

   *put* "cacert.pem" into last item of ADDRESS1

   *set* the sslCertificates to  ADDRESS1


and also


 *set* itemdelimiter to "/"

   *put* the filename of this stack into ADDRESS1

   *put* "cacert.pem" into last item of ADDRESS1

 *put* "file:" & ADDRESS1  into  ADDRESS1

 *set* the sslCertificates to  URL ADDRESS1


Using both of these scripts,  I got an error form the Https server, and I
guess that's because the Certificate issue.


How can I fix this?


All the best


Paolo Mazza





On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 3:47 PM, Trevor DeVore <lists at mangomultimedia.com>wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 1:25 PM, Klaus on-rev <klaus at major.on-rev.com>
> wrote:
>
> > I tried to load a page from an https server and got of course an
> > error because the user certicitate was not found.
> >
> > No username or password required for the site!
> >
> > the result was:
> > error -Error with certificate at depth: 0  issuer  ...
> > ...
> > ...
> > err 20:unable to get local issuer certificate
> >
> > So since any internt browser can do this,  my question is how can I do?
> >
> > Are there any "generic" certificates in some folder on the users hd that
> I
> > can
> > set "the sslcerificates" to?
> >
>
> Yes, grab the cert.pem file that curl publishes:
>
> http://curl.haxx.se/ca/cacert.pem
>
> Include it with your app and point the sslcerificates to it.
>
> Also, 4.5 has experimental support for loading SSL certs installed on the
> system. I haven't tested this yet but that may be a solution for you as
> well
> if you aren't using 4.5 yet.
>
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