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SSL Settings Page

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Use the SSL Settings page to manage data encryption of transmissions between your server and clients. Additionally, by selecting Ignore, Accept, or Require certificates you can require a client to be identified before gaining access to content.

UI Element List

The following tables describe the UI elements that are available on the feature page and in the Actions pane.

Feature Page Elements

 

Element Name Description

Require SSL

Select Require SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) to enable a 40–bit data encryption method that you can use to help secure transmissions between your server and clients. This option setting works in both intranet and Internet environments.

Ignore

This is the default option. This setting does not accept client certificates if they are provided.

noteNote
This option does not require clients to verify their identity before gaining access to your content. Therefore, this is the least secure of these settings.

Accept

Select this setting if you want to accept client certificates (if they are provided), and to verify client identity before allowing the client to gain access to content.

Require

Select this option to require that certificates verify client identity before allowing the client to gain access to content.

Actions Pane Elements

 

Element Name Description

Apply

Saves the changes that you have made on the feature page.

Cancel

Cancels the changes that you have made on the feature page.

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