SSL Certificate Validation During Installation on FreeNAS

Product version: 9.0

Last modified: 27 September 2019


During installation on FreeNAS via a proxy server, the SSL certificate validation fails, as cURL is not able to deal with own created Root CA which is used for HTTPS scanning in the proxy (called by 


Solution 1 (can be used in the Production environment): Add a firewall/proxy rule to let the JAIL-IP (not the IP of the Freenas-Box as it is called inside the jail) bypass possible SSL scan checks.

Solution 2 (not suitable for the Production environment): Сhanging the cURL statement in by adding "–insecure" to avoid certificate check.