Talkchess needs to update the security certificate

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Talkchess needs to update the security certificate

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I get a security exception when I try to connect:
NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID
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Hello Dann, I think it's been taken care of. I got the same thing this afternoon but after logging in sometime later, it was gone already here. So there is some delay possible at your end.
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Eelco de Groot wrote: Mon Jun 03, 2024 8:56 pm Hello Dann, I think it's been taken care of. I got the same thing this afternoon but after logging in sometime later, it was gone already here. So there is some delay possible at your end.
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Hi Sylwy, yes correct, that is what I saw also, I overrode it but as you then can check in the address bar on the little padlock icon, there is no SSL certificate at the moment. Srdja wrote that an official certicate was pending and a selfsigned one in place. So I think something changed there but anyway the site not yet taken over by the Pirate Bay!
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Re: Talkchess needs to update the security certificate

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HGM did install the "let's encrypt" method for SSL/TLS certificate signing on the server, so every 3 months the certificate will be updated, obv. the automated update process now got stuck, and HGM needs to put some hands on.

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smatovic wrote: Tue Jun 04, 2024 5:20 amso every 3 months the certificate will be updated
That's not ideal. Usually, people renew the certificate every 60 days (i.e. 60 days after the last valid LE certificate was installed). That allows, in case of failure, to retry the next day. After two weeks of failure, an alert email can be sent to the admin, still leaving 16 days for manual action.
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Ras wrote: Tue Jun 04, 2024 8:14 am
smatovic wrote: Tue Jun 04, 2024 5:20 amso every 3 months the certificate will be updated
That's not ideal. Usually, people renew the certificate every 60 days (i.e. 60 days after the last valid LE certificate was installed). That allows, in case of failure, to retry the next day. After two weeks of failure, an alert email can be sent to the admin, still leaving 16 days for manual action.
So cert is valid for 90 days and you renew already after 60 days, 30 days to take action, nice trick.

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Can't really use the forum at present.
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smatovic wrote: Tue Jun 04, 2024 8:49 am
So cert is valid for 90 days and you renew already after 60 days, 30 days to take action, nice trick.

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Re: Talkchess needs to update the security certificate

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Graham Banks wrote: Tue Jun 04, 2024 9:31 am Can't really use the forum at present.
Use firefox.It will give a warning but you can ignore it and continue browsing.
As google wants to block adblockers and microsoft edge will follow them it is be the better option anyway.