Me: I'd like to trust this self signed certificate.
Firefox: No, that's insecure, user.
Me: I'm aware. I'm a big girl. Add the exception.
Firefox: No, please contact your administrator.
Me: Listen here you little #$@! I *am* the administrator. Add. The. Exception.
Firefox: I'm afraid I can't do that Val…
Me: *opens about:config*
"Dreams are . . . illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you."
– Marsha Norman
@viciousviscosity Might you have an example of such a site handy? Now I'm curious to see how STP handles such cases.
In love with the gif, too. I /must/ get some serious stilettos sometime..
@viciousviscosity Please, please disconnect the speakers before you do anything. Spare use the horror of Firefox singing Daisy! ;)
@viciousviscosity i highly recommend using cfssl to set up your own root, instead of doing self-signed :)
@viciousviscosity If Firefox allowed you to bypass HSTS, well, easily, it would be kind of letting down users in terms of security. HSTS means the server says "I PROHIBIT YOU FROM LETTING THIS USER USE INSECURE CONNECTIONS". Ignoring that would be a violation of what rules the server has placed for using it.
But yeah, it's annoying :D I configure all my sites with HSTS.
Oh yes, it's completely valid, but none the less frustrating for internal test systems. It was resolved in the end. 😁
@viciousviscosity I simply love everything about that post. Especially that 2001 reference... and the build up... and that gif. It is the most perfect post on mastodon yet.
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