smtp.comcast.net self-signed certs
dot at dotat.at
Fri Jan 16 10:54:52 CST 2009
On Fri, 16 Jan 2009, Jeff Mitchell wrote:
> You're right; certificate verification was turned on on my end simply because
> I'd never had a reason to turn it off (since in recent times the majority of
> my mail goes through their gateway, which has never presented an invalid
> certificate to me before).
Message submission is very different to inter-domain SMTP. There's no MX
indirection, so the TLS certificate actually verifies the correct name,
and certificate verification is normal on the client, and correct
certificates are normal on servers. A much better situation.
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