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I have Cygwin installed in my windows system I am trying to execute wget commad for a website but I am gettign the following error message

ERROR: The certificate of xxx.com' is not trusted. ERROR: The certificate ofxxx.com' hasn't got a known issuer.

How do I fix this issue - so that I can proceed further.

Thank You

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This is the proper way to fix this issue with cygwin stackoverflow.com/a/15252756/799161 –  Hoang Huynh Sep 10 '13 at 19:31

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If you don't care about checking the validity of the certificate just add the --no-check-certificate option on the wget command-line.

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I tried using -no-check-certificate but it did not help me. It is warning and moving forward but wget did not finish my execution I am trying something like this wget --post-data 'email=abc@xxx.com&action=submit&context=SIGNUP' landsend.com/cgi-bin/newsletter.cgi --no-check-certificate --save-cookies landsend.cookies --keep-session-cookies --load-cookies landsend.cookies –  Tripz Jul 18 '12 at 22:22
    
Hmm... What kind of error message did it terminate with? I'm not sure I want to test that (because I don't really want to POST anything to their web site). –  Evan Anderson Jul 18 '12 at 22:33
    
@EvanAnderson I was having the same issue described in the Question. Following your suggestion worked well. Thanks! –  Perry Tew Jul 27 '12 at 13:39
    
with cygwin I have the same problem. –  Edmondo1984 Sep 16 '13 at 9:36

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