[R-SIG-Mac] Bioconductor Security Certificate

Sean Davis sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Wed Nov 28 01:21:52 CET 2007

On Nov 27, 2007 6:04 PM, Loren Engrav <engrav at u.washington.edu> wrote:
> Am using MacOS 10.4.11 and Safari 3.0.4
> but same happens with Firefox
> When I go to
> <http://www.bioconductor.org/docs/mailList.html>
> And click on ³web interface² at the line "Subscribe to or browse this list
> through the web interface."
> I get the message
> You have attempted to establish a connection with "'www.stat.math.ethz.ch".
> However, the security
> certificate presented belongs to "stat.ethz.ch". It is possible, though
> unlikely, that someone may be trying to intercept your communication with
> this web site.
> If you suspect the certificate shown does not belong to
> "www.stat.math.ethz.ch" please cancel the connection and notify the site
> administrator.
> How do I fix this?

This is normal with a connection to a secure website.  Bioconductor
does not maintain the website at stat.ethz.ch.

> Thank you
> I tried to find a Bioconductor web administrator and failed

This is not a problem and is not a bioconductor problem.  All web
browsers on all systems should behave something like this.


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