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« on: March 12, 2016, 02:08:54 AM »

Eudora 7.1.0.9 rejecting Server SSL Certificates




i ran into this issue today and i believe i've found the fix (another testament to how brilliantly eudora was coded back in the day)

these are the steps that have worked for me - your mileage may vary a tad.



1. optionally, move the usercerts.p7b in your Eudora directory to somewhere else

2. as many have said,
go to the cert through personalities,
drill down to the skull icon,
or the smiley face icon and hit accept.



but here's the twist - the actual cert for the mail server wasn't shown until i installed the top level certs. (installing just the root certs doesn't help...it's the cert from your mail server that you need)

1.  - export the skull icon cert in windows (this cert must be the one issued to your mail provider for that server / set of servers)

2.  - launch mmc.exe and add the certificates snap-in by pressing ctrl M and choosing certificates (then choose for local computer)

3.  - right click 'trusted root certificates' in the left pane, and choose import.

4.  - specify the location of this new cert you previously exported

5.  - you should get a popup from windows asking if the cert is indeed to be added to the store - choose yes.



...now, if you load up Eudora, it should all just work like new.
« Last Edit: March 12, 2016, 02:37:14 AM by Doctor Smith » Logged




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