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CertificateException: No name matching <hostname> found.

Aodhan Hoffman
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Joined: May 21, 2004
Posts: 35

I'm trying to access a web service that uses BASIC Auth + SSL with a self-signed cert. I've cobbled together code that should work, and imported the cert from the server into a keystore. I have verified that the CN for the crt is identical to the target hostname and matches exactly what CertificateException is telling me it needs. I've hit a brick wall here and would appreciate any assistance an SSL veteran can provide. Thanks!


and the certs in my keystore

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Bharat Kasodariya
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Joined: Aug 19, 2011
Posts: 36
Your cn name should match with your host name
Aodhan Hoffman
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Joined: May 21, 2004
Posts: 35

Thanks. I am aware the hostname lab-nf-01.ns.cs.boeing.com must match the CN lab-nf-01.ns.cs.boeing.com.
They do, which is why the error is so frustrating and unhelpful.
Mitch Britton

Joined: Jul 02, 2012
Posts: 1
You could try using a hostname verifier:

I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
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