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Re: Bug: certificate expired

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: "Andrej Podzimek" <andrej(at)podzimek(dot)org>
Cc: pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Bug: certificate expired
Date: 2008-10-08 07:30:30
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On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 11:31 PM, Andrej Podzimek <andrej(at)podzimek(dot)org> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have been using PgAdmin III with SSL for a couple of months. I set up
>> certificates for both the server and the client, valid until March 2009.
>> Everything worked fine.
>> Now the bad news: PgAdmin refuses to connect since yesterday, with this
>> error message:
>>    Error connecting to the server: SSL error: sslv3 alert certificate
>> expired
>> This is obviously a nonsense, as both certificates are valid and system
>> clocks on both computers show correct date and time. I even restarted the
>> PostgreSQL server, which did not help.
>> Using PostgreSQL 8.3.3, compiled --with-openssl.
>> Best regards,
>> Andrej Podzimek
> Sorry for answeing my own message, but the bug is still there... This is a
> real showstopper. What could be wrong?

The message comes from OpenSSL/libpq - pgAdmin just displays it for
you. I have no idea why OpenSSL would think your certificate had
expired unless it had. Could it be the the issuing CA certificate has

Dave Page
EnterpriseDB UK:

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