[Xymon] SSL Certificate test failure

Markus Stoll, junidas GmbH markus.stoll at junidas.de
Tue Nov 10 11:24:53 CET 2015


xymon would never be fast enough implementing checks against current ssl vulnerabilities

ssllabs does provide a webservice API for thorough SSL checking which can be accessed from xymon quite easily


> Am 09.11.2015 um 22:24 schrieb Mark Felder <feld at feld.me>:
> 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
> thoroughly.
> -- 
>  Mark Felder
>  feld at feld.me
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