Firefox - remove SSL security exception

Hi! I added a security exception for an invalid SSL certificate for a site I visited. Now I'm not sure how to remove the exception and was hoping for some help. The problem is that I'm using Firefox/Fennec for Maemo mobile and I don't see any options for managing these security settings.

Thanks!

http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/mobile/maemo/
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Julian MatzJoint ChairpersonAsked:
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Marc ZConnect With a Mentor Commented:
hmm, is there a way on your machine to search simply for
cert
hopefully finding cert8
whether it be cert8.db, you might be the guinea pig, i noticed that the Mobile.support.mozilla is pretty tight lipped on this sort of info, and tough to search for info.
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administratortools_netCommented:
Normally in firefox this is done from Tools>Options>Advanced>Certificates>View Certificates>Servers, although with a stripped down version i'm not sure if this same sequence will work!
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Julian MatzJoint ChairpersonAuthor Commented:
No, in regular Fx it wouldn't be a problem, it's just the mobile edition, I can't find how to do this. I've even tried re-installing. There must be some directory on the device that contains options and/or root certificates for Fx. I can access the device's entire file system, so it would just be a matter of knowing where to look.
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Marc ZCommented:
what happens when you go to the  site? can you right click and perhaps select Properties, or Security or Link Properties?
Anything like that?

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Marc ZConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Hmm, look through the Firefox Profile for
cert8.db
That looks like it may be the SSL Cert's database.
Mozilla says you can delete and it will be rebuilt, however I would recommend copying it before deleting it.
I'm not sure of the file system on your device, perhaps you can do a search for it.

These won't help, but have you seen these KB articles yet?
http://mobile.support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Article+list

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Julian MatzJoint ChairpersonAuthor Commented:
<< what happens when you go to the  site? can you right click
<< and perhaps select Properties, or Security or Link Properties?
<< Anything like that?

When I go to the site, I can "click" where the favicon would be - this opens up a little floating "bubble" saying "You have added a security exception for this site". That's about as far as I can get.

<< Hmm, look through the Firefox Profile for cert8.db

I still haven't found were Fx keeps its settings and databases. It must go under some name other Firefox. I've also searched for "Fennec", but I guess I'll have to keep looking.

Thanks!
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administratortools_netCommented:
Mozilla keeps user specific settings in a folder that will resemble the following path;
C:\Documents and Settings\pcims\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\7elqj6bb.default

(the username  will be different, as will the sub-folder under profiles, however unless you have really been playing with user profile groups, it will always end in .default)
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Marc ZCommented:
Adnistratortools,
Is that true for the mobile phone version as well?
That is the version of firefox that we are working with.
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Julian MatzJoint ChairpersonAuthor Commented:
Thanks, but no, it's not true of the mobile version. Maemo is Debian Linux based, so the file structure would be a little different to that on Windows.

I found cert8.db. The directory it's in was hidden. This is were it was lcoated:

/home/user/.mozilla/fennec/5xqveksh.default/cert8.db

Unfortunately, deleting it didn't fix the problem. It was just recreated with the exact same size as the original...
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Julian MatzJoint ChairpersonAuthor Commented:
Ok, I managed to fix it by also deleting the key3.db file in the same directory. Unfortunately, that also removed bookmarks and other things, but I can live with that.
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Marc ZCommented:
So, can you go to the page that you entered the cert for and View anything, like Page Info or security?
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Marc ZCommented:
Oh yea. Key3.db erased bookmarks? Hmm I thought places.sqlite held the bookmarks. Not sure if fennec creates backups like firefox normally does, but at least you got rid of your cert.
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Julian MatzJoint ChairpersonAuthor Commented:
No, there doesn't seem to be anything like that in the mobile version, just a settings page with very basic stuff like "allow images", "allow javascript" etc. Bit surprising really cos it allows you to install add-ons. Maybe there's an add-on for managing certificates :) Didn't want to mess with 3rd party add-ons though...
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Julian MatzJoint ChairpersonAuthor Commented:
Sorry, my mistake - bookmarks are still there. It's the saved passwords it erased I think, but that's OK too.

Thanks for your help.
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