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FBA without SSL certificate

Mar 25, 2016 at 8:53 PM
Can we setup FBA without setting up a secure site or does it need to be on a secure site.
I am just trying to avoid cost of getting a certificate.

regards
SM
Coordinator
Mar 27, 2016 at 4:48 AM
You can login with FBA without an SSL certificate. Unfortunately if you do that, the password is sent to the server in clear text - so anybody packet sniffing can capture the password when it is sent.

Check this out:
https://letsencrypt.org/

They offer free fully recognized ssl certificates.