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Email Security Warning When Using SSL
"The server you are connected to is using a security certificate that could not be verified. A certificate chain processed, but terminated in a root certificate which is not trusted by the trust provider. Do you want to continue using this server?"
There are two ways to resolve the issue, you will either need to trust the SSL Certificate or use the servers hostname as your server, e.g. box465.BlueHost.com.
Below are the instructions on how to change the settings for the most frequently affected email clients.
Mail on OS X
- When prompted to review the certificate, click the Show Certificate button.
- Check the checkbox to Always trust *.BlueHost.com when connecting to mail.example.com
- Click the Continue button to accept the new SSL certificate.
Once done you should be able to continue using the SSL Certificate without any problems for any email account on this computer using the mail.example.com email servers.
For more information please see Apple's article: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH11706.
- From the File menu, choose Account Settings.
- Double click your account, or click the account once and then click, Change.
- Change your Incoming mail server and your Outgoing mail server (SMTP) to box465.BlueHost.com
- Click the Next button to test the new settings.
- Once the settings test successfully, click the Close button.
- Click Finish to complete the changes.
- From the Menu Bar, choose Tools, then Options(On a Mac choose Preferences, from the Thunderbird menu.)
- Choose the Advanced panel.
- Then click the Certificates tab.
- Click View Certificates, then choose the Servers tab.
- Click the Add Exception button.
- Enter your server name followed by the port number, e.g. https://mail.example.com:993.
For more information please see Mozilla's article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/add-security-exception.
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