Opened 5 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#17097 closed defect (fixed)

Remote control, adding/removing certificate on Win10, certificate shows in background

Reported by: majkaz Owned by: Don-vip
Priority: minor Milestone: 19.10
Component: Core Version:
Keywords: https ssl tls certificate windows Cc:


Just noticed again: When JOSM is running maximised and I need to add the certificate for remote control https, every time the pop-up window, where you need to click OK to add the certificate to windows store shows in background.

This was the case in several older builds, as well in the latest (downloaded few minutes ago). Happened for me on PC (Win10), laptop (Win10) and on another PC (Win7).

The same happens on uninstall. See attached image - it is

It is only a slight annoyance but should be corrected if possible.

The last case was just after starting JOSM, the only visible dialog on screen was the setting one.

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comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by Don-vip

Keywords: https ssl tls certificate windows added
Owner: changed from team to stoecker

The certificate for HTTPS is no longer needed. Modern browsers can access JOSM to localhost in HTTP, from an HTTPS website (mixed-content). I'd like to remove https support to simplify the whole experience but we've not reached consensus on this question.

See #10033, #15748 for more information.

My advice is to simply disable https support in remote control preferences.

Last edited 5 years ago by Don-vip (previous) (diff)

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by Don-vip

Milestone: 19.10
Owner: changed from stoecker to Don-vip
Status: newassigned

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by Don-vip

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

In 15469/josm:

fix #10033, fix #15748, fix #17097 - drop remote control https support

Rationale: all modern browsers (including next version of Safari) allow mixed-content to localhost.

Cross-platform / cross-browser HTTPS support is a pain to maintain, was never completed, and is no longer needed.

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