How to use sslcacertfile for gmail under OS X Mountail Lion?

Rainer M Krug Rainer at
Wed Sep 4 10:16:59 BST 2013

Eygene Ryabinkin <rea at> writes:

> Rainer, good day.
> Tue, Sep 03, 2013 at 09:52:44AM +0200, Rainer M Krug wrote:
>> I am using offlineimap to sync my gmail account, but yesterday the
>> certificate problem hit me again: I had to change the certificate.
>> Under Linux I was using the sslcacertfile which was working nicely, but
>> I don't have a clue how to do this under OS X Mountain Lion - I googled
>> but couldn't find anything.
> Setting sslcacertfile for the respective repository to point to the
> file with CA certificate(s) (and, possibly, chains to them), as
> described in
> should work for OS X as well.  

That's what I hoped for.

> Just repeating your Linux configuration
> for this part at OS X machine doesn't work for you 

No - the problem is the path which is different under OS X Mountain Lion

> or you don't know
> where to get the file with CA certificates?

The latter - I don't know where I have to point the sslcacertfile
parameter to and I don't know if I have the file already (although I
assume I do) and if I don't have it, I don't know where I can get it



Rainer M. Krug

email: RMKrug<at>gmail<dot>com

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