By default, a self-signed certificate is created and installed by the software. For production environments, you should create and install a certificate authority (CA) signed certificate for secured access using HTTP over SSL (HTTPS) to the Web Console, Compliance Search, and other web applications.
Note: If you use a self-signed certificate, users will see a warning in the browser indicating that it is not safe to proceed.
The following is a high-level procedure for configuring secured access for web applications:
For Compliance Search, configure HTTPS for the Compliance Search Link from the Web Console.