[CentOS] self signing certificates

Bowie Bailey Bowie_Bailey at BUC.com
Tue Aug 25 14:38:42 UTC 2009

Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> Jerry Geis wrote on Mon, 24 Aug 2009 21:23:31 -0400:
>> Was just trying to find a way so that users that "dont know" what this 
>> box is
>> that is poping up wont even see the box. Sounds like there is no way 
>> around it - to just use https
>> encryption.
> As has been said in this thread and in other threads. IE clients just need 
> to import the CA certificate, then they trust all certificates signed by 
> that root. Firefox can't do this. But you can trust single certs with it.

Firefox (the Windows version at least) can import the CA certificate
just like IE.  It just takes more digging to find the tool.

- Go to Tools --> Options
- Select Advanced and then go to the Encryption tab
- Click on View Certificates
- Go to the Authorities tab
- Click the Import button


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