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Web Server Authentication

The Web Server Authentication section controls the configuration of the SSL Client Certificate authentication permissions. The two options are a password or an SSL Client Certificate. This setting will control the option available for users to log into the NNM server via password authentication or SSL client certificate.

  • The an SSL Client Certificate option configures the NNM 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.
  • The a password option configures the server to ignore any SSL client certificates but allows the web browser connection. This is the default setting and works with most web browsers without issue.

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