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Re: Curl and IIS 4 Client Authentication using pem certs

From: Ziozio Lim <>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 18:02:48 -0000

I've found that the problem lies in that the IIS is not sending a list of
acceptable ca name list from the server to the client. In apache, there is
a configurable parameter that we can fill in this detail. Anyone has any
idea about this for IIS?

>From: Daniel Stenberg <>
>To: Ziozio Lim <>
>CC: Curl Mailinglist <>
>Subject: Re: Curl and IIS 4 Client Authentication using pem certs
>Date: Thu, 3 May 2001 12:36:58 +0200 (MET DST)
>On Thu, 3 May 2001, Ziozio Lim wrote:
> > I'm trying to set up a folder on IIS 4 with client certificate
> > authentication (and with "Enable Client Certificate Mapping" checked).
> > I've created a signed certificate using Openssl and used it to create an
> > entry in the "Account Mappings" mapping it to a NT account user. I then
> > restarted the IIS server juz to ensure the mapping is enforced.
> >
> > From another machine, I've tried the curl application:
> > curl --cert test.pem https://testserver_ip/secure_folder/index.htm
> >
> > But the IIS is always giving the error that the server requires an
> > appropriate client certificate before allowing access to the resource.
> >
> > Anyone tried this before??
>Yes, and it worked then.
>You need to supply lots of mroe information for us to be able to say
>about where the problem is.
>Did you concatenate your private key and the cert as described? How do the
>headers returned from the server look like?
> Daniel Stenberg -- curl project maintainer --

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