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Configuring SSL

OpsCenter uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) to encrypt the communication protocol and authenticate traffic between OpsCenter agents and the main OpsCenter daemon (Linux and Mac OSX) or the DataStax OpsCenter Service (Windows).

The default SSL state depends on the operating system:

Consider disabling SSL if you are running OpsCenter and DataStax Enterprise or DataStax Community under the following conditions:

If you have no need for SSL, you can simply disable the SSL option to avoid installing OpenSSL.