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sendSynchronousRequest with self signed certificate

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Due to the application design I cannot use the – initWithRequest:delegate: method of NSURLConnection class for my https requests to a server. Hence I have to make synchronous calls using sendSynchronousRequest:returningResponse:error.


When I was using initWithRequest , it was taking a class delegate of NSURLConnectionDelegate class hence I handled the self signed certificate problem by the following code:-


- (BOOL)connection:(NSURLConnection *)connection canAuthenticateAgainstProtectionSpace:(NSURLProtectionSpace *)protectionSpace {


    return [protectionSpace.authenticationMethod isEqualToString:NSURLAuthenticationMethodServerTrust];



- (void)connection:(NSURLConnection *)connection didReceiveAuthenticationChallenge:(NSURLAuthenticationChallenge *)challenge {


    [challenge.sender useCredential:[NSURLCredential credentialForTrust:challenge.protectionSpace.serverTrust] forAuthenticationChallenge:challenge];


    [challenge.sender continueWithoutCredentialForAuthenticationChallenge:challenge];




Now the problem is that sendSynchronousRequest does not take any delegates to be called on. So now how do I handle non trusted certificate problem using synchronous request.



I searched but so far can't find any solution.

iPad 2, iOS 6.0.2


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