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Why does a browser show System Manager HTTPS Certificate as Not Secure when using a self-signed ONTAP certificate?

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Applies to

  • ONTAP System Manager 
  • ONTAP 9
  • Self-signed certificate

Answer

It is expected that the browser displays the following warnings for the HTTPS certificate until a Certificate of Authority (CA) signed certificate is installed within ONTAP.

  • Not Secure
  • Certificate is not valid

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This is explained in the documentation Use System Manager to access a cluster as well.

 

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