WLC 526 Express Mobility Controller Web Authentication Certificate Warning

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Oct 7th, 2009

When a wireless user accesses a Cisco wireless network controlled by the Cisco Wireless Express Mobility WLC526 controller and the controller is configured to use web authentication, the wireless user first gets a certificate warning page as seen below.  How do we stop this message and have the user go directly to the web authentication login page?  Is there a way to get the browser to download the certificate or can this feature be turned off?  This is a hotel, and guests are calling the front desk when this happens.


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There is a problem with this website's security certificate.

  
The security certificate presented by this website was not issued by a trusted certificate authority.

Security certificate problems may indicate an attempt to fool you or intercept any data you send to the server. 
 
  We recommend that you close this webpage and do not continue to this website. 
  Click here to close this webpage. 
  Continue to this website (not recommended). 
     More information


If you arrived at this page by clicking a link, check the website address in the address bar to be sure that it is the address you were expecting.
When going to a website with an address such as https://example.com, try adding the 'www' to the address, https://www.example.com.
If you choose to ignore this error and continue, do not enter private information into the website.

For more information, see "Certificate Errors" in Internet Explorer Help.

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Ramkumar Jayase... Mon, 10/19/2009 - 23:05

Inorder to validate a site issuing a certificate , client should be loaded with a certificate from same Certificate Authority. Else ignore the warning and continue to the site. If you want to know if the site is valid , click on View certificate on the warning page and see if it belongs to the website.

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