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Old 08-10-2006, 09:57 AM   #1
bluesmanu
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Firefox can't access https anymore


I've just upgraded firefox to 1.5.0.6 and it cannot access https website anymore.
It gives the following message :
Unexpected response from server
Firefox doesn't know how to communicate with the server.
* Check to make sure your system has the Personal Security Manager installed.
* This might be due to a non-standard configuration on the server.


I went to firefox settings, in the advanced/security tabs. I checked for security devices and there are none. There should be some NSS Internal PKCS #11 stuff.
How to restore that?

Thanks
 
Old 08-11-2006, 10:10 PM   #2
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Do you still have SSL enabled under Options -> Advanced -> Security? That would be the first thing I would check. Sorry if you've done that but it's unclear from your post.
 
Old 08-20-2006, 02:45 AM   #3
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Even I have the same problem, please help.
I do have SSL enabled in the options
 
Old 08-27-2006, 05:07 PM   #4
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Found a solution to https prob

Hello,

I had that problem too, but I've found a solution that works for me.


1. Download Firefox from Mozilla's Site - firefox-1.5.0.6.tar.gz (8.1MB) and unpackage it in somwhere in ~ preferably. The package should be binary, and not source so no compiling. (ie mine was the binary) The folder will be called "firefox", rename it to "firefox-1.5.0.6".
2. Goto /usr/lib and rename the firefox-1.5.0.6 to firefox-1.5.0.x.
3. Copy the ~/firefox-1.5.0.6 to /usr/lib.
4. Run firefox normally, and check if it acesses Gmail or Firefox Extensions without the error.
5. If all works, Horray. I deleted the firefox-1.5.0.x from /usr/lib as it is no longer used.



I hope that helps.

Cheers,

Lambda_Core
 
  


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