kmail cannot verify authenticity of email server

Richard Dawson rcdawson at
Tue Sep 29 14:22:23 BST 2009

On Monday 28 September 2009 11:46:46 pm Kevin Krammer wrote:
> On Tuesday, 2009-09-29, Richard Dawson wrote:
> > Suddenly kmail is unable to verifiy authenticity of my ISP's email
> > server, neither sending nor receiving. When I attempt to receive mail I
> > get a message, "The server failed authenticity check
> >  ( The certificate cannot be verified for
> >  internal reasons."
> This seems to be a bug in the SSL certificate handling, not directly
> related to any applicaton using SSL based connections [1].
> It might be a regression introduced somewhere in the KDE 4.3 series, i.e. I
> don't remember it happened when using 4.2.x
> Which version of KDE are you using, on which distribution?
> Cheers,
> Kevin
> [1] I have seen this happen in Konqueror and Kopete as well

I am running KDE 4.2.4 as provided by Mandriva.  I have been using firefox 
rather than Konqueror, so I cannot answer the final question.  I'll give 
Konquerer a try.

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