As of Firefox 2.0, SSL2 was disabled as a default. This is required for many sites when trying to login. If you notice that your entry of a username and password results the page being refreshed, your Firefox browser most likely has SSL2 disabled. Here is a quick article on enabling SSL2.
Steps To Follow
- Open Firefox. In the address bar, type: about:config.
- Press "Enter" on your keyboard when you have done so.
- When you go into Firefox's configuration, you will have this prompt.
- You can uncheck the box and click on the "I'll be careful, I promise!" button.
- At the top of the list, there is a filter for searching a specific setting.
- In the filter box, type: ssl2. You will soon have the list shortened to show only items pertaining to SSL2
- Double-click on each item listed. This will make the listed content bold and enabled. The changes are applied instantly upon double-clicking on the SSL2 settings.
- Once you have done so, you can close the tab.