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About the SSL Initiation Profile Page

You are here: Security Services > SSL Profiles > SSL Initiation.

You can configure SSL Initiation profiles.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this page:

  • Add an SSL initiation profile. See Add an SSL Initiation Profile.

  • Edit an SSL initiation profile. See Edit an SSL Initiation Profile.

  • Delete SSL initiation profile. See Delete SSL Initiation Profile.

  • Show or hide columns in the SSL Initiation Profile table. To do this, use the Show Hide Columns icon in the upper-right corner of the page and select the options you want to show or deselect to hide options on the page.

  • Advance search for SSL initiation profile. To do this, use the search text box present above the table grid. The search includes the logical operators as part of the filter string. In the search text box, when you hover over the icon, it displays an example filter condition. When you start entering the search string, the icon indicates whether the filter string is valid or not.

    For an advanced search:

    1. Enter the search string in the text box.

      Based on your input, a list of items from the filter context menu appears.

    2. Select a value from the list and then select a valid operator based on which you want to perform the advanced search operation.


      Press Spacebar to add an AND operator or OR operator to the search string. Press backspace at any point of time while entering a search criteria, only one character is deleted.

    3. Press Enter to display the search results in the grid.

Field Descriptions

Table 1 describes the fields on the SSL Initiation Profile page.

Table 1: Fields on the SSL Initiation Profile Page




Displays the name of the SSL initiation profile.

Flow Tracing

Displays whether flow trace is enabled or disabled for troubleshooting policy-related issues.

Protocol Version

Displays the accepted protocol SSL version.

Preferred Cipher

Displays the preferred cipher which the SSH server uses to perform encryption and decryption function.

Session Cache

Displays whether SSL session cache is enabled or not.

Server Authentication Failure

Displays the action that will be performed if errors are encountered during the server certificate verification process (such as CA signature verification failure, self-signed certificates, and certificate expiry).

Certificate Revocation

Displays the criterion for certificate revocation for the SSL initiation profile.