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Old 01-08-2011
curl certificate error

Hi,

I am getting below error when I do -------------------------------
curl: (60) SSL certificate problem, verify that the CA cert is OK. Details:
error:14090086:SSL routines:SSL3_GET_SERVER_CERTIFICATE:certificate verify failed
More details here: cURL - Details on Server SSL Certificates
If this HTTPS server uses a certificate signed by a CA represented in
the bundle, the certificate verification probably failed due to a
problem with the certificate (it might be expired, or the name might
not match the domain name in the URL).
-------------------------------

I have checked the "www.maxmind.com" certificate in the mozilla browser, it shows valid one. Why i am getting error when I try to run curl in the command prompt.

Error started to happen from today only, earlier it worked fine.
# 2  
Old 01-09-2011
I just tried it on my box and it works. Maybe your version of curl is outdated.

Code:
$ curl -V
curl 7.19.5 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu) libcurl/7.19.5 OpenSSL/0.9.8g zlib/1.2.3.3 libidn/1.15
Protocols: tftp ftp telnet dict ldap ldaps http file https ftps 
Features: GSS-Negotiate IDN IPv6 Largefile NTLM SSL libz


Last edited by frank_rizzo; 01-09-2011 at 01:11 AM.. Reason: correct spelling
# 3  
Old 01-09-2011
It is probably your own certificates that are out of date. Have you checked your CA cert bundle?
# 4  
Old 01-10-2011
How to know the CA cert bundle?. Also, I can connect to other website using https. But having problem only with the "curl https://www.maxmind.com/app/account"

Ok, if I use --insecure option in curl, will the data transfer in unencryted format?.
# 5  
Old 01-10-2011
man curl
# 6  
Old 01-10-2011
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