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[Lynx-dev] Re: Lynx: missing SSL certificate

From: Stefan Caunter
Subject: [Lynx-dev] Re: Lynx: missing SSL certificate
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 14:08:55 -0400

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 5:29 PM, Paolo Piace <address@hidden> wrote:
> Stefan, hello.
> It's by fortunate chance that I stepped into your "Lynx SSL support for 
> certificates".
> These SSL things are totally new to me. I'm working on this only because I am 
> not able to login to Etrade with Lynx and I've evidence that Lynx cannot find 
> the proper certificate for Etrade:
> With the SSL_CERT_FILE in lynx.cfg set as /etc/ssl/certs/ca-certificates.crt, 
> lynx on responds:
> "SSL error:issuer is not a CA-Continue?"
> Leaving the SSL_CERT_FILE commented (as default), lynx on 
> responds:
> "SSL error:no issuer was found-Continue?"
> So, I downloaded and unbundled your ssl.certs.shar in the /etc/ssl/certs/ 
> where ALL OTHER certificates are.
> Then, just for trying, I concatenated all the extracted certificates into a 
> file named ca-certificates.crt_caunterdotcom, placed it into /etc/ssl/certs/ 
> and set the SSL_CERT_FILE as /etc/ssl/certs/ca-certificates.crt_caunterdotcom.
> Response from lynx: "SSL error:no issuer was found-Continue?"
> At this point I'm clueless what to try next...
> Important note: my system is Ubuntu based and does NOT have the 
> /usr/local/ssl/ directory. Problem is that (there is no 
> libcrypto.a in the system) shows that SSL_CERT_DIR is /usr/local/ssl/certs, 
> which does NOT exist! How is that points to a directory that 
> does not exist?

Yes, that's OpenSSL - you need to put the certs in that directory and
make sure they are hashed. The .shar file has done this for you. Make
sure that the SSL_CERT_FILE and SSL_CERT_DIR variables are exported to
your shell.

I am able to connect with no ssl error to with

> Lacking of competence on the matter and after having gone through your 
> valuable document, I need to refer to you for further hints as there is not 
> much competence out there either. My postings on two related forums were 
> unanswered.
> Essentially and basically, I need to login to Etrade with Lynx.
> Would you kindly give me some feedback.
> Thanks and Regards,
> Paolo Piacentini
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