If you are not using SSL, forget about this configuration.The final configuration is SSL Configuration. Press the SSL Configuration button to move to that screen.
If you are using SSL, you will need to configure this screen. Here are the configuration explanations:
- SSL Certificate File: This is where you house your certificate file.
- SSL Private Key File: This is where you house your private key file.
- Interval Between SSL Parameter Regeneration: This is how often you want to regenerate the SSL parameters file. Note: The generation of the SSL parameters file is a very CPU intensive operation. The value is in hours. 0 disables regeneration entirely.
- Disallow Plaintext Authentication In Non-SSL Mode: You can disable plaintext authentications (unless SSL/TLS is used). Note: 127.*.*.* and IPv6 ::1 addresses are already considered secure. If you connect from the loopback address (127.0.0.1) or an Ipv6 address, that connection will be secure.
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