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Hello,

We are testing an automatic redirect on our website from a http login page to it's https equivalent.

For some users, it works fine without a warning. For other users, they receive a "Security Alert" dialog box that reads "You are about to view pages over a secure connection. Any information you exchange with this site cannot be viewed by anyone else on the Web." Then it has a checkbox and "In the future, do not show this warning"

Are these users getting this warning because it is standard/default and they've never checked the box to stop showing the warning?

Or does it have to do with some IE or PC configuration?

Thanks,

Steve
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Hi skbohler,

> Are these users getting this warning because it is standard/default and they've
> never checked the box to stop showing the warning?
This is the case, yes. IE's default setting is to warn about switches between http and https

Greetings,

LucF
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