Bug 210795 - Firefox: https access failed
Firefox: https access failed
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Christopher Aillon
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Reported: 2006-10-15 02:17 EDT by Y. Ming
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-10-18 21:28:05 EDT
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Description Y. Ming 2006-10-15 02:17:00 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Konqueror/3.5; Linux) KHTML/3.5.4 (like Gecko)

Description of problem:
The problem happened on Firefox 1.5.0.7 on FC5. 

It doesn't allow access to https sites. 
including https://bugzilla.redhat.com/ (this access made possible via 
konqueror). 

Firefox will return the below when access to https site attempted
Unexpected response from server

Firefox doesn't know how to communicate with the server.

    *   Check to make sure your system has the Personal Security Manager
          installed.
    *   This might be due to a non-standard configuration on the server.

I could not locate Personal security manager related files. 

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How reproducible:
Always


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Firefox.
2. Access https://anywhere.com
3. Problem reported. 

Actual Results:
I could not access the site.

Expected Results:
i should be able to login into bugzilla, yahoo or gmail. 

Additional info:
kernel 2.6.17-1.2187_FC5
Comment 1 Y. Ming 2006-10-17 06:59:09 EDT
At least a few people notices it.

http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?p=2542728#2542728
Comment 2 Y. Ming 2006-10-18 21:28:05 EDT
resolved. By removal and reinstalling firefox.

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