steve at holmesgrown.com
Mon Oct 1 07:49:13 EDT 2007
I would figure that to be the case especially with a web browser or
something but keep in mind that the cert in this case would probably
be from Google as I am fetching mail from gmail in this case. Plus I
don't get this error on a different linux box here on my same network
so I can't seem to figure out the difference here.
On Sun, Sep 30, 2007 at 04:11:51PM -0700, Gregory Nowak wrote:
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> Hi Steve.
> Don't worry about it. All that message means is that the certificate
> used by the server wasn't signed by a trusted certifying
> authority. This doesn't effect your ability to retrieve mail, or the
> security of the connection itself. This message is to be expected if
> the certificate isn't signed by a TCA.
> As for an explanation of ssl, certificates, ETC., I'd suggest looking
> On Sun, Sep 30, 2007 at 03:32:58PM -0700, Steve Holmes wrote:
> > First, I need to express my ignorance about SSL and how certs work but
> > that aside, I have a question and wonder if anyone can help.
> > When I try to use Fetchmail to get some mail from gmail using an SSL
> > option, I get cert verification errors which I will show later in this
> > message. First, I'll include my .fetchmailrc with id/password
> > filtered and then I'll follow that with a script of the session.
> > poll pop.gmail.com proto pop3
> > localdomains holmesgrown.com no dns
> > user steve.holmes88 at gmail.com pass ???? is steve here ssl
> > #mda "/usr/bin/procmail -d %T"
> > I then use the fetchmail command with no options using the config
> > above but note the errors below.
> > Script started on Sun 30 Sep 2007 03:19:15 PM MST
> > steve at pillow:~$ fetchmail
> > fetchmail: Server certificate verification error: unable to get local issuer certificate
> > fetchmail: Server certificate verification error: certificate not trusted
> > fetchmail: Server certificate verification error: unable to verify the first certificate
> > fetchmail: No mail for steve.holmes88 at gmail.com at pop.gmail.com
> > steve at pillow:~$ exit
> > exit
> > Script done on Sun 30 Sep 2007 03:19:51 PM MST
> > Any ideas on why it can't validate the certs or where even to find
> > them if needs be?
> > Thanks for any help.
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