I need to stop the "Warning: Potential Security Risk Ahead" everytime I go to a web page that I know is OK
Each time I go to a particular website or any of it's sub pages I get the "Warning: Potential Security Risk Ahead" popup page. I am positive the page I am going to is fine but Firefox continuously asks me to "Accept the risk and continue". There seems to be an option to add a permanent exception but it is "greyed out". This has gotten very old and I need a solution sooner then ASAP.
Are you browsing in private mode? I'd temporarily save history / cookies on close, then add the exception, then turn it back on. per this suggestion
You can check whether more detail is available about the issuer of the certificate.
- click the "Advanced" button show more detail
- click the blue error text (SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER) to show the certificate chain
- click "Copy text to clipboard" and paste the base64 certificate chain text in a reply
If clicking the blue error text doesn't provide the certificate chain then try these steps to inspect the certificate.
- open the Servers tab in the Certificate Manager
- Options/Preferences -> Privacy & Security
Certificates: View Certificates -> Servers: "Add Exception"
- paste the URL of the website (https://xxx.xxx) in it's Location field
Let Firefox retrieve the certificate -> "Get Certificate"
- click the "View" button and inspect the certificate
You can find detail like the issuer of the certificate and intermediate certificates in the Details tab.
You can check the date and time and timezone in the clock on your computer: (double) click the clock icon on the Windows Taskbar.