[Python-Dev] PEP 476: Enabling certificate validation by default!

Christian Heimes christian at python.org
Wed Sep 3 21:44:14 CEST 2014

On 03.09.2014 21:37, Victor Stinner wrote:
> Thanks, you replied before I asked the question :-) (If
> certificates are validated by default, how do you disable the
> checks?)
> Sorry, I didn't follow the whole discussion and Python 2.7 changes 
> related to security. Does Python 2.7 support loading
> (automatically) system certificate authorities? Like the Windows
> certificate store: 
> https://docs.python.org/dev/whatsnew/3.4.html#whatsnew34-win-cert-store


Alex and others have ported all SSL features back to Python 2.7.
The SSL module in Python 2.7.9 will have the same feature set as
Python 3.4.


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