[Dovecot] SSL error is it due to a self certified certificate?

Mark Nienberg gmane at tippingmar.com
Mon Feb 5 05:47:34 UTC 2007

Matthew Bickerton wrote:
> Hi I have set up dovecot with a self signed SSL certificate, created with
> the mkcert.sh script.
> Now I see the following in the log:
> pop3-login: SSL_accept() failed: error:14094416:SSL
> routines:SSL3_READ_BYTES:sslv3 alert certificate unknown []
> pop3-login: Disconnected: rip=, lip=, TLS
> handshake
> Is this caused by my self certified certificates. Or is it another problem?

I doubt it.  I am using self-signed cert with no problem.  I use it with 
imaps and pop3s. Have you looked at the wiki regarding this?



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