validating HTTPS certificates?
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Mon Jun 29 20:22:37 CEST 2009
Andras.Horvath at cern.ch wrote:
> I'm in the process of picking a language for a client application that
> accesses a HTTPS (actually SOAP) server. This would be easy enough in
> Python, but I came across a strange fact: neither httplib nor urllib
> offer the possibility to actually verify the server's certificate.
Right, stdlib does not do this for you automatically. You'd either need
to write that code yourself, or use a third party library. I wrote a
long post about this when 2.6 came out:
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