Bernard Devlin wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 28, 2021 at 4:44 PM Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> Is this specific to the server "accept" not supporting SSL,
>> or something client-side?
> Hi Richard, it's client side.
> The project is a messaging app, principally for mobile.  SSL/TLS
> certificates issued with client software enable servers to know that
> the connection is allowed at a network level before any user
> authentication.

Thank you, Bernard. In bringing myself up to speed on this, once I stumbled across the phrase "two-way SSL" I was able to find much good reading about it.

I just added Comment #11 to the bug report on this:

    The range of services requiring two-way SSL is increasing,
    and with IoT the scope of use cases is multiplying.

    Where required, I don't see an opportunity for a scripted
    workaround, so in those cases the only alternative is to
    leave LC for a tool that supports two-way SSL.

    This would seem a good time to bite the bullet on this
    implementation. What would be required to make it happen?

 Richard Gaskin
 Fourth World Systems
 Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web

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