Top-rated recipes tagged "httplib" Code RecipesHTTPS httplib Client Connection with Certificate Validation (Python) 2011-01-18T18:30:45-08:00Marcelo Fernández <p style="color: grey"> Python recipe 577548 by <a href="/recipes/users/4173551/">Marcelo Fernández</a> (<a href="/recipes/tags/certificate/">certificate</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/client/">client</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/client_server/">client_server</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/httplib/">httplib</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/https/">https</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/networking/">networking</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/ssl/">ssl</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/validation/">validation</a>). </p> <p>Despite httplib.HTTPSConnection lets the programmer specify the client's pair of certificates, it doesn't force the underlying SSL library to check the server certificate against the client keys (from the client point of view).</p> <p>This class allows to force this check, to ensure the python client is connecting to the right server.</p>