[gnutls-help] Connecting Apache with client certificates

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Thu May 2 21:25:57 CEST 2013

On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 5:44 PM, Frédéric Dreier
<frederic.dreier at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I try since some hours deploy a webdav server using apache under ubuntu 12.4
> using client certificates.
> I already setup apache+webdav and I can access it through firefox using the
> client certificate.
> Now I want to use davfs2 which use gnutls but it exits with an gnutls error
> (handshake failed, no details)

 Sorry for the late reply, it seems several posts were held by the
mailing list and I missed them.

> |<2>| ASSERT: gnutls_handshake.c:2833
> *** Fatal error: GnuTLS internal error.
> Using "openssl client -connect ..." I am able to connect apache with the
> client certificate and execute a GET request.
> I only found one post refering to unimplemented SHA512 in gnutls. Is that
> the reason?

Not really. The issue looks like a bug in old gnutls versions. Should
you use a recent gnutls versions you wouldn't have the issue.


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