Remove 'unverified server' pop up in AIR

Submitted by Falken on

The problem:
Every time some AIR applications start, they give a prompt saying ’trying to connect to an unverified server (on port 443). Do you trust this server ?’.
Clicking ’always’ (out of 'always', 'this session' and 'never') doesn't work, and it always asks the next time anyway.
The solution:
Visit in your web browser, and look at the certificate information for the site (on FireFox, click to the left of the address, then press 'more information').

Find the 'issued by' name i.e. 'Equifax Secure Inc.' and fingerprint (a long hex string) (on FireFox, press 'view certificate').

Use Google to find this companies .cer file i.e. lists (check fingerprints to be sure it's the right one)

Convert the .cer to .pem

openssl x509 -inform der -in Equifax_Secure_Certificate_Authority_DER.cer -out MYCERT1.pem

Find the hash (this is not the same as the fingerprint) e.g. 594f1775

openssl x509 -noout -hash -in MYCERT1.pem

Move the .pem file, renaming it to match the hash plus a '.0', to .appdata/Adobe/Air/Certs

mv ~/.appdata/Adobe/AIR/Certs/594f1775.0

It seems to then end up in /etc/ssl/certs/594f1775.0 so if the above doesn't work, try putting it there instead and let me know.

This is all for KDE3 on OpenSuSE 10.3 64bit, but should work elsewhere.