problems with MSN certificate chain

Ethan Blanton elb at
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, but the server is
> > An earlier certificate for a server in
> >the domain ( seems to be a
> >wild card certificate (Subject: *
> 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.


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