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Cisco Bug: CSCvv06301 - ESA appliance throwing out error "You are using a demonstration certificate, which is not secure"

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Sep 18, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco Email Security Appliance

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ESA appliance is throwing out error when self signed cert is selected in the interface settings.

Error in the GUI : Network > certificate tab or when logged in to the CLI session of the appliance like below:
 "You are using a demonstration certificate, which is not secure"

When the HTTPS is disabled in the interface, the certificate dropdown falls back to the self signed certificate even though there is a trusted certificate in place and the above error prompts.
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