For single server implementations, there are also free certificates available from organizations like StartSSL.

On 03/30/2017 10:04 AM, Rogan Hamby wrote:
While SSL on an intranet may not be necessary it still isn't harmful. I may be of a paranoid bent but you can have security issues even on an intranet, especially large geographically distributed ones. And with the increasingly punitive behavior of browsers to punish non-encrypted connections in various ways (usually with warnings and such) I'd question if it would be easier to just implement the SSL for the intranet than try to pass around it.

Rogan Hamby

Data and Project Analyst

Equinox Open Library Initiative

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On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 10:00 AM, Jason Stephenson < <>> wrote:

    I should add that the staff client requires SSL and there's no
    easy way
    to chagne that, so you can't completely disable SSL and expect
    things to
    still function properly.

    On 03/30/2017 09:23 AM, Jason Stephenson wrote:
    > Jayaraj,
    > It would be done via the Apache configuration files. You'd move
    > everything from the SSL enabled vhost configurations to the non-SSL
    > vhosts, i.e everything from the port 443 configuration sections
    to the
    > port 80 configuration. Some of that configuration is duplicated,
    so only
    > the unique things need to go.
    > There may also be some directives to force SSL on some
    locations. You'll
    > want to remove those also.
    > I'm writing this from memory without looking at the files, which is
    > alway a bad thing to do, but I think that covers it.
    > HtH,
    > Jason
    > On 03/30/2017 04:16 AM, Jayaraj JR wrote:
    >> Hello,
    >> Greetings of the day !
    >> SSL or https is a better option as far as security is
    concerned. But the
    >> heightened security level may not be necessary at many times
    >> while using Evergreen in Intranet. Besides the browser often
    warns the
    >> user that entering to my account in evergreen catalog is
    dangerous if
    >> purchased SSL is not implemented. This may often create
    confusion for
    >> childern and beginning users who are not well versed with
    >> They are very often advised to add security exception for
    accessing the
    >> library catalog.
    >> It would appreciable, if any option or configuration is
    available to
    >> disable the SSL and to use the full library catalog via http.
    >> Kindly advice the configuration to use my account in Evergreen
    >> via http itself and not https
    >> --
    >> Thanks in Advance,
    >> Jayaraj J R
    >> Library Information Assistant
    >> IISER Thiruvananthapuram

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