Error validating server certificate for svn windows

Posted by / 24-Nov-2017 15:08

Error validating server certificate for svn windows

The main idea of HTTPS is to create a secure channel over an insecure network.

This ensures reasonable protection from eavesdroppers and man-in-the-middle attacks, provided that adequate cipher suites are used and that the server certificate is verified and trusted.

But users may get "Error validating server certificate for 'https://...'" the next time when they try to connect to the same secure server even if they specified "p" the first time when they are prompted to accept the server certificate.

In some cases, the certificate sent by the server is not a trusted certificate, the client may choose to trust the certificate if the server is target server for sure.

In most cases, certificate is signed by a trusted Certificate Authority (CA).

It can be: An SSL certificate is automatically trusted by standard Subversion clients and web-browsers if it's signed by a trusted Certificate Authority.

mbp:~ user$ svn co https://svn.mysite.com/svn/testrepo Error validating server certificate for 'https://svn.mysite.com:443': - The certificate is not issued by a trusted authority.

Use the fingerprint to validate the certificate manually!

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Then you type your credentials and get to choose if you want to add your certificate permanently.