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Import Self-Signed Cert for Chrome on Mac

Import Self-Signed Cert for Chrome on Mac

With the latest versions of Chrome, it’s no longer possible to load pages with self-signed certs and they provide a NET::ERR_CERT_INVALID error.

ERR_CERT_INVALID

When you go to the “Advanced” button it does not allow you to ignore and proceed.

To work around this you can download the certificate. Then import it into the trusted certificate store.

I used OpenSSL to download the certificate, but there are other options. Here are the commands I used.

This will add your certificate to the System Keychain and trust it as an SSL certificate.

 

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Installing Wget via Xcode on Mac OSX

Installing Wget via Xcode on Mac OSX

Install Xcode

First, you will need to ensure that Xcode is installed, and you can install it via the App Store here https://apps.apple.com/au/app/xcode/id497799835?mt=12

Installing Wget

Next, we need to get the latest copy of Wget. We will use curl for this command.

We will extract the tar.gz

Change your directory to the wget folder that was extracted. Then configure it.

Now we need to make wget, and then install it.

Let’s test it to make sure it works

 

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