Bypassing Self Signed SSL Certs with Curl

Dec 3, 2019

Working with some systems that have some self signed SSL certs for working in staging/sandbox environments and needed to test out some URLs. Naturally grabbed curl, but was getting an error.

curl: (51) SSL: no alternative certificate subject name matches target host name

Turns out the fix is easy. Just pass in the --insecure flag.

curl --insecure

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