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Browsing to ONTAP System Manager generates security or certificate related errors

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Applies to

  • System Manager
  • ONTAP 9
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Edge / Internet Explorer
  • Safari


When browsing to the System Manager URL the following alerts might occur.

  • Chrome:

Your connection is not private
Attackers might be trying to steal your information from cluster1 (for example, passwords, messages, or credit cards). Learn more

  • Firefox

Warning: Potential Security Risk Ahead
Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to cluster1. If you visit this site, attackers could
try to steal information like your passwords, emails, or credit card details.

  • Edge and Internet Explorer:

This site is not secure
This might mean that someone’s trying to fool you or steal any info you send to the server. You should close this site immediately.

  • Safari:

This Connection Is Not Private
This website may be impersonating "your URL" to steal your personal or financial information.  You should go back to the previous page.


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