Category: certificates

SSLHandshakeException: unsupported certificate

When: loading client certificates from a custom keystoreReason: multiple certificates for the same domain but different purposes, e.g. one certificate handles email authentication, the other authenticates the user against a web serverSolution: either fix the buggy code that selects the wrong certificate from the keystore or make sure only one certificate per domain is in … Continue reading SSLHandshakeException: unsupported certificate

Pidgin having trouble with MSN certificate – and how to fix

I noticed recently that the Pidgin 2.7.5 messenger [1] had problems connecting to MSN with a certificate error about omega.contacts.msn.com. Fortunately I'm neither the first to have that problem, nor to find a solution [2]. MSN apparently replaced their certificate, which now needs to be updated with Pidgin. 1. point your browser to https://omega.contacts.msn.com/ 2. … Continue reading Pidgin having trouble with MSN certificate – and how to fix