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Firefox SSL security exception expiration

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Is there an expiration for Firefox SSL security exceptions?

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Hmm, old site certificates will eventually expire. Maybe that's the problem?

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Or maybe the exception is the reason you can get into the site, but Firefox is reminding you that it's not a secure connection?

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To clarify my question, when the browser determine an SSL cert invalid, it displays a warning page; the user can override the warning by clicking a button to proceed to the site anyway. This adds an exception for that site in Firefox. This is the image attached. My question is : does this exception for the site ever expire?

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s.g. said

My question is : does this exception for the site ever expire?

If the problem was an unverified issuer and you save the exception, I imagine the exception will stop working when the saved certificate expires. But otherwise, why would it stop working?

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You can check this in the Certificate Manager under the Servers tab.

  • Options/Preferences -> Privacy & Security
    Certificates: View Certificates