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Dec 242010

Use insecure SSL connections and transfers with curl


If you have a self-signed SSL certificate with your server, and you want to connect to it using the curl command, you need to use the " -k/--insecure" option since curl only use the CA certificate bundle installed by default.


# curl -k https://localhost

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