Expired SSL cert for mms.nexteldata.net

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Sat Jun 28 14:54:50 CDT 2008


On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 11:01:44AM -0500, Laurence F. Sheldon, Jr. wrote:
> Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> >According to my Blackberry, it expired last night at midnight UTC.
> 
> Is this the end of the world, then?

End of the world, no.  Important to Nextel and any of their clients who
receive MMS messages?  Probably.

Any reasonable way to clear the report on a Saturday, other than here?

Nuh uh.

I would expect that anyone with a phone stupider than a BB wouldn't
have gotten a reasonable error message -- indeed, it took me three
passes to figure it out.  (For those playing along at home: MMS
messages are sent as a specially formatted SMS -- or something very
close to that -- containing a URL for the actual message body; this is
why the phone might be retrieving across an SSL cert.)

Cheers,
-- jra
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