Yngve Nysaeter Pettersen wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Feb 2006 08:24:35 -0000, "Brian L Johnson"
> <no.email@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I am trying to complete a purchase at <URL:
>> http://www.xara.com/products/xara3d/buy.asp > by clicking on the CD
>> $19.99 'buy' link.
>> Having clicked that link, as an existing user, I fill in my username
>> password in the top 2 boxes and click the upper Continue.
>> I instantly get an Error page which says:
>> Unable to complete secure transaction
>> You tried to access the address
>> which is currently unavailable."
>> (I've xx'd out my referrer and iD code)
>> blah blah, make sure your computer is switched on, etc
>> "Secure connection: fatal error (810) Online validation (OCSP) of the
>> server's certificate failed. The OCSP server reports validation
>> because you are not authorized to validate this certificate"
> This is probably caused by a database error at the certificate
> end (Thawte). The error is currently considered fatal, and you would
> the same result if you activate OCSP in Firefox (and probably IE. I am
> not sure what would happen in Vista, but Microsoft has stated that
> are going to active OCSP by default there).
Yep. Activating OCSP in Firefox produces an Error Code: -8075
> We've seen a number of these recently, and I've just informed my
> at Verisign (which owns Thawte) about the problem.
Do you want me to tell the site owners Xara.com to pester Thawte about