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Old 11-01-2006, 02:01 PM   #1
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Cronjob not working, stops at lynx prompt


My cronjob is not working, it stops at lynx prompt

lynx SSL error:self signed certificate-Continue?

I use a self signed cert and dont want lynx to stop on that.

Is there anyway to bypass that?
 
Old 11-01-2006, 02:18 PM   #2
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What exactly is your cron job with lynx trying to accomplish?
 
Old 11-01-2006, 02:43 PM   #3
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Either way, your probably looking for the -force_secure option that lynx has possibly, not sure, check the man pages for more options.
 
Old 11-01-2006, 02:58 PM   #4
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The most secure way to do it is to make Lynx trust your SSL certificate rather then just turning off checking (that way a secure operation will not run if there is a man-in-the-middle giving you their certificate)

You can do that by getting the certificate you used to sign the cert, putting it in a certificate file, and then pointing Lynx to it by giving it the SSL_CERT_FILE option.
 
  


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