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scenario is trying to connect via web browser to the IPMI of a new server I have; from Windows 10 either Internet Explorer 11 or Edge. Both report This site is not secure with the error being DLG_FLAGS_INVALID_CA and DLG_FLAGS_SEC_CERT_CN_INVALID.

Now with the IPMI it has the option for me to replace the default factory installed certs with a new certficate and private key.

I tried doing (in linux) openssel req -x509 -nodes -newkey rsa:4096 -keyout newprivatekey.pem -out newpubliccert.pem

I uploaded that successfully to the IPMI and now I only get one of the above errors (sorry I forget which at moment)

Can someone explain

  • what does DLG_FLAGS_INVALID_CA mean?
  • what does DLG_FLAGS_SEC_CERT_CN_INVALID mean?
  • what is the correct way is fixing this so they do not show up?
  • and even though these errors show up and the browser has a red highlight at the top, HTTPS is still actually working correct?

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