How I can solve : CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED (_ssl.c:590) ?


I can't clone my Repos, that I can reach by Browser.

So the Login Data is correct. 

I always get the error message 

abort: error: [SSL: CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED] certificate verify failed (_ssl.c:590)

So maybe someone of you know how I can solve this problem.


SourceTree Version ( on MacOSX 10.10.5

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Hi Meinhard,

Is your source repo using self signed certificate? if yes then you might check the resolutions mentioned in below link


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Hi Mr Meinhard,

You should add your hostfingerprints to your local hgrc file.


I had the Key ID entered as a SHA-256 key, and it still did not work. When I added the key as an SHA-1 fingerprint, the application started working as expected.

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