Self signed cert authorization

Hubert Kario hkario at
Thu Apr 25 16:57:10 UTC 2019

On Wednesday, 24 April 2019 21:58:30 CEST Phillip Susi wrote:
> I've been trying to convince git send-email to connect to my personal
> smtp server without success.  It keeps complaining that the cert is
> self-signed.  I thought all I had to do was add the cert to
> /etc/ssl/certs and that should fix it, but it doesn't.  Even without
> doing this, and using -verify_return_error, openssl s_client does not
> refuse to connect to the server.  Why is this and what else do I have to
> do to convince the system that this self signed cert is OK?

what distribution, which version of openssl?

Hubert Kario
Senior Quality Engineer, QE BaseOS Security team
Red Hat Czech s.r.o., Purkyňova 115, 612 00  Brno, Czech Republic
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