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View server certificate in Thunderbird, a 11yo request.

Friday Oct 20, 2017 18:43, last edition on Friday Oct 20, 2017 19:23

While I was configuring the certificate for my mail server, I wanted to check if everything works fine in Thunderbird. It turns out that one cannot check the server certificates in Thunderbird. With a simple web search, I found a post from August 2006, i.e. more than 11 years ago, with the same question. The answer was that it was not possible and no extension doing it exists. I asked to see if things changed since them and the answer is no. This process is very simple in Firefox.

Check certificate #1
Check certificate #2
Check certificate #3
Check certificate #4

In my opinion, this should be a critical feature to have.

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Dr Clément Février

Bonjour, Je suis Clément Février, docteur en physique théorique de l’université de Grenoble Alpes, ingénieur Recherche et Développement dans le domaine de l’imagerie médicale et de la chirurgie mini-invasive chez Surgivisio et soutien du mouvement La France Insoumise.