During Control Manager installation you can choose the level of security when accessing the management console. The least secure only requires an HTTP connection. The most secure requires an HTTPS connection. If the least secure connection was selected during installation, you can change the access level after installation to the most secure connection.
You must obtain a certificate and set up the Control Manager virtual directory before you can start sending encrypted or digitally signed information to and from a Control Manager server.
The Secure Communications window appears.
The next time you access the web console using HTTP, the following message appears:
You must view this page over a secure channel.