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Cisco Bug: CSCvu81448 - A warning is displayed for interfaces using the demonstration certificate although HTTPS is disabled

Last Modified

Oct 06, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco Email Security Appliance

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Description (partial)

when an appliance has an interface with all HTTPS services disabled, the HTTPS certificate can't be changed, and is using the default demonstration certificate, as such at every login the appliance presents a warning banner

"You are currently using a demonstration certificate (Cisco ESA Certificate) which is not secure and is not recommended for general use.

Create or import a certificate using the Network > Certificates > Add Certificate option.

The features/services that are currently using the demonstration certificate are:
interface 'xxxx'."

As the service is not in use, the alert should not trigger on this

having an interface with HTTPS services disabled
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