[Xymon] SSL Certificate test failure

Mark Felder feld at feld.me
Mon Nov 9 22:24:40 CET 2015

On Mon, Nov 9, 2015, at 15:18, Scot Kreienkamp wrote:
> Hi there,
> I am testing a site in Xymon that is testing OK, but throws an SSL error
> in the browser.  Wondering why that was, I looked at the certificate for
> the site... it doesn't match the domain name of the site that's serving
> it, which causes the browser to display an SSL error.  I was expecting
> Xymon to do the same.  Apparently Xymon doesn't check to make sure the
> certificate matches the URL.

Xymon doesn't check the chain of trust or validate the hostname of the
certificate. It will gladly tell you if it expires, though :)

It would be nice to teach Xymon to validate the certificate more

  Mark Felder
  feld at feld.me

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