Changing the crypto certificate for eelpout in Thunderbird

What is this change about

Now that the new mail server has settled down, we are changing from our self-signed SSL encryption certificate to one whose signature is recognized by major browsers. However, Thunderbird version 2.0 has a bug and still reports our new certificate as unrecognized.

What you will see

This is the dialog box you will see in Thunderbird after the new certificate is put in place. Click the first option in the list to accept the certificate permanently, and click OK:

You should only need to do this once, and Thunderbird will remember. Everything else about mail should continue to work as it did before.

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This page was last updated Tue Sep 25 00:48:22 EDT 2012