Firefox error code ssl_error_bad_cert_domain
What is ‘Firefox error code ssl_error_bad_cert_domain’?
“Firefox error code ssl_error_bad_cert_domain” is an error, which may indicate that the host or domain is still using an old certificate other than what is issued to the user.
How can you fix ‘Firefox error code ssl_error_bad_cert_domain’?
Some of the common fixes include:
- Adding the website to Security Exception
- Configuring the Date and Time
- Disabling security.ssl3.dhe_rsa_aes_128_sha
- Clearing the cache
Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.
Solution 1. Add Website to Security Exception
“Firefox error code ssl_error_bad_cert_domain” could appear when you access a website that is risky. However, if this website is safe for you to access, add it to your Security Exception. To add it, see instructions below.
Solution 2. Configure Date and Time
Mozilla Firefox validates the PC’s time and date. If the time and date are extremely far from the internet date and time, it could throw the error “Firefox error code ssl_error_bad_cert_domain.” Double check your Date and Time if it is synchronized with the internet. See video instruction below.
Solution 3. Disable security.ssl3.dhe_rsa_aes_128_sha
“Firefox error code ssl_error_bad_cert_domain” could also be caused by security.ssl3.dhe_rsa_aes_128_sha. It could be interrupting your connection. To fix the problem, you could try disabling security.ssl3.dhe_rsa_aes_128_sha. See instructions below on how to.
Solution 4. Clear cache and disable Deceptive Content and Dangerous Software Protection
“Firefox error code ssl_error_bad_cert_domain” could also be caused by the safety protocol of Mozilla Firefox and a bad cache. You may want to clear cache and disable Deceptive Content and Dangerous Software Protection. See the instructions below.
- Open Mozilla Firefox.
- Type about:preferences#privacy into the Address bar and press Enter key.
- Look for Cache Web Content then click Clear Now, and then click Ok to confirm.
- Scroll down, look for Security and disable Deceptive Content and Dangerous Software Protection
- Then, access your Website and repeat Solution 1.