JSI Tip 7332. When you browse a secure Web site from Windows 2000, you receive 'The security certificate was issued by a company you have chosen not to trust'?

When you browse a security Web site whose CDP (Certificate Revocation List Distribution Point) cannot be contacted, you receive:

The security certificate was issued by a company you have chosen not to trust. View the certificate to determine whether you want to trust the certifying authority.

Do you want to proceed?

You will experience this behavior if the following are true:

- You enabled the Internet Explorer Check for server certificate revocation (requires restart) option.

- Internet Explorer is configured to automatically detect proxy server settings, and no manual proxy server setting is configured.

You do NOT receive the following expected Security Alert:

Revocation information for the security certificate for this site is not available.

Do you want to proceed?

To workaround this behavior, you must manually configure proxy server settings:

1. Select the Connections tab from the Internet Explorer Tools / Internet Options menu.

2. Select the appropriate connection and press Settings.

3. Clear the Automatically detect settings box under Automatic configuration.

4. Under Proxy Server, check the Use a proxy server for this connection box.

5. Type the address and port number of the proxy server that you want to use into the Address and Port boxes.

6. You may want to check the Bypass proxy server for local addresses box.

7. Press OK and OK.

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