[Nut-upsuser] odd msg at top of upsc output
wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro
Fri May 31 07:46:21 BST 2019
On 5/31/19 9:34 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Friday 31 May 2019 01:29:51 am Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
>> On 5/31/19 6:54 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
>>> Greetings all; gene at coyote:~$ upsc myups Init SSL without
>>> certificate database battery.charge: 100 battery.charge.low: 30
>>> [yadda yadda] Is there a certificate package I should install?
>>> Cheers, Gene Heskett
>> the nut client ( upsc ) is trying to use the NSS-based SSL backend of
>> your OS (in order to avoid sending passwords in clear text to the
>> UPS) but the backend is not initialized yet. look for the docs
>> appropriate for your distro in order to find out how to create the
>> database used by NSS
> Sorry wolfy, but NSS is not an acronym I am familiar with.
in short, it is one set of the libraries providing security-enabled
access to the user-facing applications . and it has become pretty
popular and widely adopted in the last 5 years or so.
> This I assume is new feature in stretch? It wasn't a problem for wheezy.
I am not a debian user so I am less familiar with the lifetime of
packages over there but no, it is not a new feature in stretch. Pease
As to your actual problem, I suspect you need to look at certutil ,
maybe something along
certutil -N -d dbm:NSS_db --empty-password // -N here stands for
Please read the docs and verify all the above prior to attempting to
use, especially as stretch might prefer sql instead of dbm
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