Encrypting the connection to the SharpX portal using a self-signed certificate (Basic) - Security Center 5.11

Security Center Hardening Guide 5.11

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To connect to the SharpX web portal using an HTTPS connection, you must obtain a certificate that is either self-signed or issued by a trusted certificate authority (CA) and install it on the SharpX camera.


  1. Open the Sharp Portal and select the Configuration page.
  2. In the Security settings section, select Use HTTPS, then click on Show Settings.
  3. In the Security Settings dialog box, click on Create self-signed certificate.
  4. In the Create a certificate signing request dialog box, enter the required information and click OK.
  5. In the Security Settings dialog box, click OK.
  6. On the Configuration page of the Sharp Portal, click Save to complete the installation.