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  • From the document backgrounddownloader support HTTPS.

    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/xaml/Hh452975(v=win.10).aspx

     

    It is the certificate's problem, how about the HTTPS links work on the metro IE?

     

    Best regards,

    Jesse



    Jesse Jiang [MSFT]
    MSDN Community Support | Feedback to us

    Wednesday, July 18, 2012 9:48 AM
  •              In the IE, It displays the following message first, but users could click "Continue to this website (Not recommended)" link to display the content. Could we ignore certificate security check in backgrounddownloader like IE?

    There is a problem with this website's security certificate.

     

    The security certificate presented by this website was not issued by a trusted certificate authority.
    <noscript id="securityCert1">The security certificate presented by this website has errors, and should not be trusted. </noscript>
    <id id="securityCert2">Security certificate problems may indicate an attempt to fool you or intercept any data you send to the server.</id>

     

    We recommend that you close this webpage and do not continue to this website.

     

    Recommended iconClick here to close this webpage

     

    Not recommended iconContinue to this website (Not recommended)

                                         

    More information                              


    rob qqq

    Wednesday, July 18, 2012 1:52 PM
  • Hello,
     
    Thanks for your feedback, I will involve more experts to investigate it.
     
    Best regards,
    Jesse

    Jesse Jiang [MSFT]
    MSDN Community Support | Feedback to us

    Thursday, July 19, 2012 7:56 AM
  • Rob,

    You cannot ignore certificate errors (this is by design).

    You can:

    1.  Resolve the certificate errors on the machine

    2.  Include the server certificate in your package and fully trust the bad certificate:

    Include Server certificate in manifest so application can trust an non-trusted or self-issued server certificate:

    http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winappswithcsharp/thread/5ec17748-8980-4714-b25a-c3c9192bbefc

    -Jeff


    Jeff Sanders (MSFT)

    Thursday, July 19, 2012 11:45 AM
    Moderator
  • Thanks for the info. Could not find the certificate in IE: internet options/content/certifcates for my website after the webpage is opened.  Finally I exported the certificate from FireFox. How do I export my server's certificate from IE?


    rob qqq

    Thursday, July 19, 2012 2:35 PM
  • Run Internet Explorer as Administrator by right clicking on it.

    Click on the Lock icon in the task bar.  View Certificates.

    From there you can save your certificate to a file.


    Jeff Sanders (MSFT)

    Thursday, July 19, 2012 2:47 PM
    Moderator