> John Allman wrote:
>> > Hi - due to The Only Machine Set Up To Decrypt SMIME Messages That Was
> > Set Up Before I Began Working Here breaking badly and apparently
> > irreperably, I desperately need to get decrypting smime encrypted
> > emails working and quickly.
>> This is still an issue. I managed to pull off the netscape directory
> from the hard drive of the dead machine. These emails were decrypted by
> netscape, so it seemed logical that the keys or whatever i needed would
> be in this directory.
>> I found cert7.db and key3.db files which apparently are some
> proprietary netscape way of storing keys and certificates. I found a
> document which claimed this format had been reverse engineered. I think
> i'm going to need to get data from these files. Does anyone have any
> experience in this? A little advice on how to proceed would be
> appreciated - the pressure is most definitely on
Mozilla is able to convert Netscape profiles. Maybe you could
create a new Netscape profile somewhere, drop the cert7.db and key3.db
into this profile and then convert it with Mozilla.
Note that a passphrase for the certs might be stored elsewhere in the
profile. If you've got the full profile, try just pointing Mozilla
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