[openssl-users] Strange problem in using verify command

Jakob Bohm jb-openssl at wisemo.com
Fri Sep 11 02:20:04 UTC 2015

On 11/09/2015 02:13, David Li wrote:
> Hi,
> I am using "openssl verify -CAfile <ca> <cert>" to verify the
> certificate. It's been running as expected.
> Recently I started to run this command on a different x86 platform.
> What I found is the the first few times I always got:
> error 9 at 1 depth lookup:certificate is not yet valid
> Then I waited 10 min and reran the same cmd and got "OK".
> I am puzzled by this. Is this a some timing issue?
Chances are that the clock on the computer was wrong until
NTP corrected it from the network.
> My openssl version is:
> OpenSSL 1.0.1e-fips 11 Feb 2013
That's kind of old.


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