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 From:  Mark Wass <mark dot wass at market dash analyst dot com>
 To:  Dinesh Nair <dinesh at alphaque dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Wegui SSL Pros and Cons
 Date:  Fri, 25 Nov 2005 16:53:02 +1000
Thanks for the reply.

I thought when you use HTTPS that it made use of encryption, why would I 
use a SSL cert if I'm using HTTPS?

I just want to make sure I understand in what situation would I use a 
SSL cert.


Dinesh Nair wrote:

> On 11/25/05 13:04 Mark Wass said the following:
>> Are there any advantages of using one?
> it primarily gives you encrypted traffic for your configuration 
> management of the m0n0wall. depending on your security policy, this 
> may be required as without it username/passwords for the captive 
> portal user authentication database are sent in the clear when you add 
> them in using the m0n0wall webGUI.