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Re: Fedora User Certificates



On Friday 06 March 2009 08:31:45 am Brad Bell wrote:
> On the web page
>     http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/UpdatingPackageHowTo
> It states that:
>
> "If you update to a new upstream version you have to upload the tarball
> to an external lookaside cache. Operations on the lookaside cache
> require a client-side certificate, grab it and see instructions for
> installing it at <https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/>
>     https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/
> "
>
> When I go to the accounts page, I cannot find the instructions. I was
> able to find a description of what to do at
>
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2008-August/msg00962.html
>
> But when I followed those instuctions I got to the point
> "Select your existing Certificate and remove it then import the new one
> from ~/fedora-browser-cert.p12 you will be able to log in to koji"
>
> I assumed that the file ~/fedora-browser-cert.p12 referred to the link
> named https://admin.fedoraproject.org/ca/crl.pem
> below. So I downlaoded this file and tried to select it. But then my
> browser (firefox) requested a password
>     "Please enter the password that was used to encrypt this certificate
> backup.".
> I tried a few of my passwords related to fedora, but none of them seemed
> to work.
>
> 1. Where are the current official instructions for install the
> client-side certificate ?
> 2. Am I using the correct certificate ?
> 3. Which password should I be entering ?
fedora-packager-setup coverts the pem file you get from FAS to the .p12 format 
for importing into firefox.

Dennis


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