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RE:Client prompts to open certificate file when connecting to server

From: Joshua Dunham <joshua.dunham_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-01 21:10:12 CEST

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@...>
Subject: Re: Open Client Certificate prompt on every connection
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.version-control.subversion.tortoisesvn.user
Date: 2007-05-30 17:45:50 GMT (2 days, 1 hour and 17 minutes ago)

Joshua Dunham wrote:
> Hi Guys,
>
> When preforming any task under TortoiseSVN that needs to connect
> to the server (debian + apache2 w/SSL) from my windows client I am
> prompted by Tortoise to browse to some client certificate file using a
> standard windows dialog box. Clicking cancel the first time brings up
> a box stating that the cert is new and do I want to accept - always or
> not at all. Choosing accept always (or even once) still brings up the
> 'Open client cert file' dialog box when connecting to server with
> tortoise. This is a new occurrence that started happening when I
> re-made my cert (old one expired) but I'm sure I made all the details
> the same in the cert creation process.
>
> Any ideas why I am prompted to open a cert file every
> time?
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>It seems you did something different this time when you created your
>certificate. If Subversion asks you for a certificate *file*, then your
>server doesn't provide one for the client to check, but it expects one
i>nstead.
>Are you sure you have copied the new certificate to the correct location
>on your server? Or you may have created the certificate with some other
>options than before.

>Stefan

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  My apologies for posting twice. Actually none of my message came
through to me, I saw your response on tortoise website. ;)

   I'm sure nothing has changed. I'm using openssl with a config file
so I don't get bothered to type things in (and don't have to worry
about the random speling mistake). The same cert is used for ssl http
connections as well and besides the initial prompt to warn that it's
self signed there are no errors there.

                   -Joshua
Received on Fri Jun 1 21:10:25 2007

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