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j_thorusen
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Security certificate permissions

Unread post by j_thorusen » 2022-10-02, 02:00

Operating system = Windows 7:
Browser version = 31.3.0.1:
32-bit:
Problem URL=https://www.iloveknk.com/Support/Tutori ... ations.pdf:
Browser theme (if not default):
Installed add-ons:
Installed plugins: (about:plugins):

I gave the URL above a permission even though it came back as an untrusted site. I found out what I wanted to know. I would now like to revoke the "exception" that I added. Pale moon does not seem to have an option for a one-time exception and I cannot find a way to delete an exception once granted. How can I restore optimum security by deleting this exception / permission?

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Re: Security certificate permissions

Unread post by vannilla » 2022-10-02, 08:58

Not the actual solution, but the dialog to add the exception has a checkbox that can be unchecked to make the exception temporary.

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Re: Security certificate permissions

Unread post by Moonchild » 2022-10-02, 10:49

You can prevent permanent exceptions the way vannilla stated

To remove a previously-added permanent exception, go to Preferences -> Advanced -> Certificated -> button "View Certificates" to open the certificate manager. Then go to the "Servers" tab, find the listed exception for www.iloveknk.com, select and click delete.

FTR, I had no issue downloading from that URL and the certificate seems to be in order.
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Re: Security certificate permissions

Unread post by LAR Grizzly » 2022-10-03, 17:54

vannilla wrote:
2022-10-02, 08:58
Not the actual solution, but the dialog to add the exception has a checkbox that can be unchecked to make the exception temporary.
Is there a setting that can be changed to always have that box unchecked by default?
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Re: Security certificate permissions

Unread post by gepus » 2022-10-03, 19:20

You could open the site where you add an exception in a new private window.
In private browsing mode the exception is temporary and won't be saved.

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Re: Security certificate permissions

Unread post by j_thorusen » 2022-10-11, 03:11

Greetings, All!

Thanks for the info. It appears I was in "private" browsing mode by default so all of those certificates were non-permanent. So... problem solved. However, I went through all of my certificates and deleted everything I didn't recognize. This didn't create any insurmountable problems, as I was able to go back and install certificates for my most frequently visited sites. However, I killed the ability of eBay's web page to display correctly. Any thoughts on what I did? Even reseting the preferences to default does not enable eBay to display correctly.

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Re: Security certificate permissions

Unread post by vannilla » 2022-10-11, 07:24

j_thorusen wrote:
2022-10-11, 03:11
However, I killed the ability of eBay's web page to display correctly. Any thoughts on what I did?
It's probably unrelated to this matter, but in any case make a dedicated thread about this and provide any error message you see in the console.
Do not use this thread for eBay, make a new one.

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Re: Security certificate permissions

Unread post by j_thorusen » 2022-10-11, 09:09

Thank You.

I will do as you suggest and generate a new thread.

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