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#1 Joseph Bove

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Posted 16 February 2004 - 06:01 PM

FYI: We finally got our secure (SSL / telnets) client running against RedHat Linux 9.0.

What ended up being the most difficult issue to solve was as follows: If your PIV has a line that reads

kCommandStackSize=some number

and you try to set kEnableSecureConnection=1 - bad things happen.

When you try to initiate the PIV, the CPU on the workstation goes to 100% and a window never opens. You have to to kill the task. Not realizing that this was a GUI client issue, several hours were wasted thinking it was a setup issue with openssl.

Take out the line that begins kCommandStackSize, and you should connect fine - or at least get a meaningful error if not everything is seutp.

Good Luck to any who try this!



#2 Lewis Mccabe

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Posted 16 February 2004 - 06:28 PM


Just the reason we have this site. If everyone took the time and posted bits of knowlege as Joseph has here, this site would be one hell of a tool.

Thanks Joseph.

Lew McCabe

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