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Re: redcross.org certificate problems with Akamai
- From: Jay R. Ashworth
- Date: Thu Sep 01 16:04:43 2005
On Thu, Sep 01, 2005 at 03:47:30PM -0400, Hannigan, Martin wrote:
> > The donations page is Akamaized, and the certificate says
> > "a248.e.akamai.net" instead of "www.redcross.org".
> > I have the certificate signature available off-line.
> Which part of the transaction does this occur at? Do you have a
> specific URL? All of the VeriSign security seals are reporting
> known and trusted host and the certs are matching.
> They appear to be outsourcing their payment processing to
> Convio. It's all matching up.
I clicked on the "Donate NOW" box on the front page, and it happened
during the redirect. I didn't get to see that they'd switched to
Convio at that point, because I wanted to keep the detail around, and
because hanging on that dialog suspends *all* of firefox's threads.
I finally released it, and I see that it's working OK now; I also see
that they switched that processing to Convio, and perhaps I got caught
in an out-of-phase moment.
I suppose I know better than to assume it's really broken until it
breaks three times in fifteen minutes (my own rule, ironically).
Jay R. Ashworth firstname.lastname@example.org
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