problems with MSN certificate chain
elb at pidgin.im
Fri Jan 18 08:52:16 EST 2013
David Woolley spake unto us the following wisdom:
> >Looking at the certificate, I think the problem is that the
> >certificate is for contacts.msn.com, but the server is
> >local-bay.contacts.msn.com. An earlier certificate for a server in
> >the contacts.msn.com domain (omega.contacts.msn.com) seems to be a
> >wild card certificate (Subject: *.contacts.msn.com).
> Although the lack of wild card may be a problem, based on off list
> information from Matthias, it looks like Pidgin doesn't use the OS
> root certificates, even on Windows.
Pidgin doesn't use the OS root certificates *only* on Windows.
More information about the Support