On 07/19/2011 11:17 PM, Robert Riches wrote:
> On 2011-07-20, dilbert firestorm wrote:
> > Is there any way to view a web page that has an expired certificate.
> > this involves foxsports.com website, I go to the sign in page. Problem,
> > I can't log in as the the log in page is not displayed at all. Firefox 5
> > reports certificate expired.
> > I've tried making the certificates permanent. that doesn't work
> > either. now I have a situation where the page reports it as expired
> > versus the certificate exemption that reports it as not expired, but its
> > located on the server tab instead of the authorities tab.
> > I tried explorer to see if it had the same problem. IE works, it did
> > detect the expired certificate and over-rode it to view the log in page.
> I'm pretty sure earlier Firefox versions (3.5, 3.6, etc.) gave
> the user the option to accept the risk and go to the page despite
> an expired certificate. I know it gives the user that option if
> the certificate doesn't come from a recognized authority.
> Have you searched in edit -> preferences (or tools -> options if
> you're using Windhose) or about:config to see whether there might
> be an option to allow ignoring the certificate issue?
> A established business enterprise really _SHOULD_ keep their
> certificates up to date. I got a thank-you reply when I informed
> the folks at Mandriva that one of their certificates had expired.
> Do you have some way to inform foxsports.com about _their_
fox sports tech support is clueless. I told them that I could not log
in to their page as their log in page wasn't showing up.
not sure about about:config for certificates, i didn't any thing that
looked like an override.
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