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I am using Chrome 5.0 on Ubuntu 10.04, and this is the error I am getting:

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Other HTTPS sites work fine on Chrome, including those with self-signed certificates. I even tried using Incognito mode, no dice.

The same site works fine on Firefox.

Does anyone have any idea on why this is happening? Or how I can get a more useful error message?

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I'm afraid without specifically naming the site you're trying to visit, we can't be of much help here... Any specific reason why you erased the address from the screen shot? –  BloodPhilia Aug 16 '10 at 18:44
    
@Blood It's an internal website, you can't access outside of our intranet anyways. –  NullUser Aug 16 '10 at 18:58
    
@NullUserException Even that may be a clue as to why this happened for the experts on this amongst us. –  BloodPhilia Aug 16 '10 at 19:10
    
I also happen to be admin of the server I am trying to access. Error logs don't show anything. –  NullUser Aug 16 '10 at 19:14
    
@Blood Server is running on Apache with mod_ssl. Key and certificates were generated and signed using openssl. I can access the server itself, but I am forcing all connections to use https - and it actually redirects me to the right place. It just fails to load and displays that message –  NullUser Aug 16 '10 at 19:16

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This was solved after looking into Opera's much more descriptive errors:

"Unable to complete secure transaction" and "Secure connection: fatal error (554)"

This led me to Opera's support page and it's explained that this is caused by the certificate not being good enough. I re-did the keys and certificates and everything works fine now on both Chrome and Opera.

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