Error validating server certificate in SourceTree

Hi! Firt of all to thank you for this great and useful app.

Yesterday my svn provider renewed their certificates, so sourcetree is giving me this error every time I try to fetch, pull or push changes:

Error validating server certificate for '':

- The certificate is not issued by a trusted authority. Use the

fingerprint to validate the certificate manually!

Certificate information:


Server certificate verification failed: issuer is not trusted (https://myproviderurl...) at /Applications/ line 2693

What can I do to force SourceTree to accept the new certificate?

Thank you very much in advance!


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Hmm, SourceTree usually prompts to accept the certificate - to reproduce this I basically deleted all my Subversion configuration (in ~/.subversion) and removed all entries in my Keychain for a self-signed server that I have, then tried cloning from it, I got this: . Clicking 'Accept' added an entry to my ~/.subversion/auth/svn.ssl.server folder and from then on the server was trusted.

If that's not working for you, you could try doing 'svn info your_url' on the command-line and accepting the cert there just to be sure.

Hi Steve!

Thanks for your repply! I'm going to try what you say.


Hi Steve!

It worked!

Thanks again!

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