Can't Browse https://

By jeff.friend ·
Let me start off by saying that I am a novice to Linux and I'm definitely outside of my comfort zone.

The Problem:
I am using firefox within RHEL 5.4. I can browse general websites just fine.(Http) When ever I try to browse SSL (https) sites I get "Failed to connect".

Steps Taken:
I have tried to use different DNS servers and am currently using OpenDNS DNS servers. I have also checked Firefox to ensure "Use SSL 3.0" and "Use TLS 1.0" are checked.

Any advice is welcome.



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by cmiller5400 In reply to Can't Browse https://

Is port 443 open on the firewall?

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My thoughts

by 8086MASTER In reply to Can't Browse https://

Its all about trust. If I cant trust you, then I will avoid you. Check all relations to trusted zones and check for allowing of secure redirects. Ping that domain just to make sure its real

"Dont hardset encription to a specific setting like 64 bit"

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Try this

by Choppit In reply to Can't Browse https://

Can you connect using telnet?

telnet 443

If so, the problem lies with your browser or configuration (maybe a mis-configured proxy?)

If not, maybe TCP port 443 is blocked by your firewall.

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Thanks guys!!

by jeff.friend In reply to Can't Browse https://

You guys nailed it. Port 443 was being blocked by my firewall. Sorry for the late update.


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by santeewelding In reply to Thanks guys!!

You **** on all your friends?

Where are your thumbs?

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Sometimes Santee

by cmiller5400 In reply to So

You just crack me up.


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Thumbs aren't everything...

by Choppit In reply to So

Probably not a good thing to be all thumbs in this game.

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Maybe not

by mafergus In reply to Thumbs aren't everything. ...

But they do go well with barbeque.

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