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Configure the Orion Web Console to require SSL in SAM

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This information is deprecated as of Orion Platform version 2017.1, which includes NPM 12.1, SAM 6.4, NCM 7.6, and VMAN 7.1.

  1. In a text editor, open the Orion Web Console configuration file, web.config, on your primary SolarWinds server.

    The default location of web.config is C:\Inetpub\SolarWinds\.

  2. In the <system.web> section, add the line:
    <httpCookies requireSSL="true" />
  3. Locate the line:
    <forms loginUrl="~/Orion/Login.aspx" />
  4. Edit it to <forms loginUrl="~/Orion/Login.aspx" requireSSL=”true” />.
  5. To enable the HTTPOnly flag for added security, locate the <httpCookies> tag, and edit it to the following:
    <httpCookies httpOnlyCookies="true" requireSSL="true" />
  6. Save and close web.config.
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