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Re: start_tls: connect error

Philip Guenther wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Jan 2010, Michael Ströder wrote:
>> Howard Chu wrote:
>>> Michael Ströder wrote:
>>>> Howard Chu wrote:
>>>>> Show the output with debugging enabled. Note that "localhost" is 
>>>>> treated specially, and will be replaced by the local hostname 
>>>>> instead of being used directly in the name comparison.
>>>> Why that? I strongly dislike automagic things when doing security checks.
>>> Probably because "localhost" is useless in an actual cert from a remote
>>> server.
>> Yes. But nothing prevents the client from providing the correct 
>> hostname.
> True, so why didn't you?  :-)

I'm not the original poster having an issue.

Ciao, Michael.