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Re: svn update via HTTPS works 95% of the time, then randomly shanks, "issuer not trusted"

From: Geoff Hoffman <ghoffman_at_cardinalpath.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 13:11:21 -0700

Long shot here... this is probably off base, as I am not that experienced
with lower-level SSL problems, but are you by chance using an issuer that
provides an intermediary certificate?

For example, to install an SSL cert from GoDaddy, you have to also include
the gd_bundle.crt. The Wikipedia article below makes me wonder if there is
just some network hiccups sometimes, trying to validate your certificate
chain authority.

From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intermediate_certificate_authorities
> If the certificate was not issued by a trusted CA, the connecting device
> (e.g., a web browser) will then check to see if the issuing CA of the
> certificate was issued by a trusted CA, and so on until either a trusted CA
> is found (at which point a trusted, secure connection will be established)
> or no trusted CA can be found (at which point the device will usually
> display an error).
Received on 2011-07-26 22:11:58 CEST

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