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#1 User is offline   BillHiggin 

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Posted 2015-March-16, 16:31

Things appear to be less than "back up".
Minor issue - my existing bookmarks for the forum do not seem to be working (they dump me to the main BBO page, but this is easy enough for me to fix)
But:
Once I get to the forum from Firefox and attempt to sign it, I get:

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This Connection is Untrusted

You have asked Firefox to connect securely to forums.bridgebase.com, but we can't confirm that your connection is secure.

Normally, when you try to connect securely, sites will present trusted identification to prove that you are going to the right place. However, this site's identity can't be verified.
What Should I Do?

If you usually connect to this site without problems, this error could mean that someone is trying to impersonate the site, and you shouldn't continue.


Chrome does not seem to be as upset (or does not care - who knows) and lets me sign in without complaint.
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Posted 2015-March-16, 22:27

My chrome is also upset. Something about forums.bridgebase.com claiming to be www.bridgebase.com or vice versa. (You can still log in by clicking past a couple scary warnings.)
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Posted 2015-March-17, 00:45

the HTTPS certificate is signed incorrectly.
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Posted 2015-March-17, 01:50

If you're using forums.bridgebase.com in your bookmark, that is very out of date. The URL for the forums has been www.bridgebase.com/forums for a long time. We have a rewrite rule for forums.bridgebase.com, but I guess the backup site that we switched to because of the server outage isn't set up exactly the same way.

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