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From Jurgen <jegvoornev...@kpnmail.nl>
Subject Re: SSL support in HttpCore 4.0.1
Date Tue, 07 Sep 2010 17:50:46 GMT
Hey Ken,

Thanks for that link. That is exactly what I was looking for.  I took 
the parts that were relevant, implemented the code and ran a test. 
Everything works great.

Thanks for the quick reply
Jurgen

On 9/5/2010 8:07 PM, Ken Krugler wrote:
> Hi Jurgen,
>
> You can take a look at how Bixo does this in its SimpleHttpFetcher code:
>
> http://github.com/bixo/bixo/blob/master/src/main/java/bixo/fetcher/http/SimpleHttpFetcher.java

>
>
> And the DummyX509TrustManager.java code:
>
> http://github.com/bixo/bixo/blob/master/src/main/java/bixo/fetcher/http/DummyX509TrustManager.java

>
>
> -- Ken
>
> On Sep 5, 2010, at 10:55am, Jurgen wrote:
>
>> Hello list,
>>
>> I'm writing a web spider using HttpCore 4.0.1 as the HTTP protocol 
>> handler. I want to implement SSL support and I'm having some trouble.
>>
>> Right now I have included only a single line of code to implement SSL:
>>
>> schemes.register(new Scheme(PROTOCOL_HTTPS, 
>> SSLSocketFactory.getSocketFactory(), 443));
>>
>> This works, sort of, except that it doesn't allow the program to talk 
>> SSL using untrusted certificates. Since my program is a spider I 
>> don't actually care about security, the spider will never send 
>> anything of value to a webserver anyway. So I want to configure the 
>> socket factory to always accept all certificates and SSL setup stuff 
>> no matter how fucked up it might be.
>>
>> Reading through the javadoc I found the following SSLSocketFactory 
>> constructor:
>>
>> new SSLSocketFactory(TrustStrategy customTrustStrategy)
>>
>> So I thought I could use this with a TrustStrategy of my own:
>>
>> public CustomTrustStrategy implements TrustStrategy
>> {
>>  public boolean isTrusted(X509Certificate[] chain, String authType)
>>  {
>>    return true;
>>  }
>> }
>>
>> Unfortunately, this constructor doesn't exist in version 4.0.1 and 
>> version 4.1 is still in beta. Is there another way that I can 
>> accomplish what I want using HttpCore 4.0.1 and also is what I'm 
>> doing even the right way to do what I want?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Jurgen Voorneveld
>>
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