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Articles on Chrome and Firefox disabling SSLv3

Original articlecan be found here: http://www.zdnet.com/article/chrome-set-to-disable-and-remove-sslv3-in-upcoming-releases/

Chrome 39, due to be released in six weeks' time, will be the first step in Google's plan to remove SSLv3 support from its Chrome browser.

SSLv3 with Diffe-Hillman Ephmeral Encryption Overide in Firefox

Bypassing unsafe SSL encryption with DHE, which is blocked by the new version of Firefox 39+

Firefox display the following error: An error occurred during a connection to xxx.xxx.net SSL received a weak ephemeral Diffie-Hellman key in Server Key Exchange handshake message. (Error code: ssl_error_weak_server_ephemeral_dh_key)

 

The work-around for Firefox is to allow SSLv3 with DHE using the following steps:

 

1) In FireFox, enter "about:config" in the URL field and press enter.

How to disable the built-in PDF viewer in Mozilla Firefox and use another viewer

Based on original article found here: http://mzl.la/1xKv1eW

Compiling/Building a Firefox Sync Server on CentOS 5 server

The mozilla sync server build on CentOS 5.6 that has python2.4 install and python2.6 installed using the "yum install python2.6"

 

 

Enabling NTLM Authentication Single Sign-On (SSO) in Firefox

How many of you have noticed that when you are using Internet Explorer and you browse to your companies intranet page that it will automatically authenticate you but when you use Firefox you will be prompted with a login box?

I recently, in searching for solutions to allow NTLM authentication with Apache, stumbled across how to set a preference in Firefox that will pass the NTLM authentication information to a web server. The preference is network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris.

So how do you do it?

Firefox Java Plugin with CentOS 6

The setup for the new java plugin for Mozilla Firefox 3.4 on CentOS 6 requires you to manually create a symbollic link in the users home directory:  ln -s ~/.mozilla /usr/java/jdk1.6.0_30/jre/lib/amd64/libnpjp2.soThis is for Oracle/Sun Java JRE/JDK 1.6.0_Update_30 

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