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Web Server Authentication

The Web Server Authentication section controls the configuration of the SSL Client Certificate authentication permissions. The three options are Required, Allowed, or Forbidden.

  • Required configures the SecurityCenter web server to only accept connections from web browsers that present a valid SSL client certificate. Other connection attempts will be rejected by the web server with the exact message displayed dependent on the web browser in use.
  • Allowed configures the SecurityCenter web server to accept a SSL client certificate if it is available, or proceed if a certificate is not present or used for the session. Due to their security configurations, some browsers may encounter connection issues when this setting is used.
  • Forbidden configures the SecurityCenter web server to ignore any SSL client certificates but allow the web browser connection. This is the default setting.

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