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Ambient Weather certificate

Post by SkidMark » Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:14 am

Hello,
I just updated my Meteobridge to 3.4 from 3.2 and I noticed I seem to be having a intermittent problem sending data to Ambient Weather.
Not sure if the problem has always been there or not. Looking at the event history is how i noticed it.

Sending to Weather Underground looks to be fine. Below is what I am seeing.

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Mark

2017-11-25 22:48:42 Success!
2017-11-25 22:47:38 Success!
2017-11-25 22:46:36 Error: WARNING: cannot verify api.ambientweather.net's certificate, issued by '/C=US/O=Let\'s Encrypt/CN=Let\'s Encrypt Authority X3': Unable to locally verify the issuer's authority. Read error (Connection timed out) in headers. (no more tries)
2017-11-25 22:45:34 Success!
2017-11-25 22:44:32 Success!
2017-11-25 22:43:30 Success!
2017-11-25 22:42:28 Success!
2017-11-25 22:41:26 Error: WARNING: cannot verify api.ambientweather.net's certificate, issued by '/C=US/O=Let\'s Encrypt/CN=Let\'s Encrypt Authority X3': Unable to locally verify the issuer's authority. Read error (Connection timed out) in headers. (no more tries)
2017-11-25 22:40:24 Success!
2017-11-25 22:39:22 Success!

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Re: Ambient Weather certificate

Post by admin » Mon Nov 27, 2017 2:31 am

The certificate thing is just a warning, forget about this.

Problem that raises the error is the "Read error (Connection timed out) in headers" which results from the ambient server being to slow to react or your Internet connection being to slow to send and receive the packets before running into a time out.

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Re: Ambient Weather certificate

Post by SkidMark » Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:23 am

Thanks for the info. I disconnected two devices that use the network and internet a lot and seen the same messages.
I may try turning everything else off and see if it changes, but not tonight.

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Re: Ambient Weather certificate

Post by admin » Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:53 am

When you enable remote access and send credentials to "info(at)meteobridge.com" I can test a few things.

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Re: Ambient Weather certificate

Post by SkidMark » Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:57 pm

Looks like you got it. Let me know if there is anything you need me to do on my end.

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Re: Ambient Weather certificate

Post by admin » Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:27 pm

I did login. HTTP request has a timeout of 13 seconds, which should be pretty fine.

Are other users of the Ambient Weather Network also see that kind of connection errors?
If so, that might be a hint that the server is sometimes a bit slow or unresponsive.
if others don't see these symptoms your specific Internet connection might be the root cause (packet drops, DNS issues, slow transfer rates, ...)

Anyway, even when a few of the per minute updates don't come through you won't miss too much. :)

BTW: The just released version does remove the misleading certificate warnings from the error message.

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Re: Ambient Weather certificate

Post by admin » Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:33 pm

Looks like WU also returns data transfer problems on your rig:

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2017-11-27 16:32:21 Success!
2017-11-27 16:31:49 Success!
2017-11-27 16:31:19 Error: No data received.  (no more tries)
2017-11-27 16:30:49 Success!
2017-11-27 16:30:17 Success!
Chances increase that this is an issue with your connection...

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