“Jetpack could not contact WordPress.com: register_http_request_failed.”

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  1. James House says:

    Which firewall are you using? Would you mind elaborating on how you added the exception for the certificate?

    • JCarlos says:

      I´m using Microsoft’s Forefront Threat Management Gateway. There they have a section for https validation and a tab for exceptions. I added *.wordpress.com to the list of exceptions and indicated that I wanted to perform no validation on those sites. If you can try to see on your firewall the communication from the webserver and analyze it to see what is failing. In the case of TMG I had an https-inspection failure whose error code indicates a certificate validation issue.

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