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If your organization requires the use of the "https" protocol on port 443 (or another port) when interacting with the CAST dashboards, then there are various steps that need to be completed with regard to the Apache Tomcat installation. You can find out more information about the changes that are required by following the official Apache Tomcat documentation here: https://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-8.05-doc/ssl-howto.html.

SSL certificates

CAST highly recommends the use of a trusted CA (Certificate Authority) SSL certificate when configuring Apache Tomcat for secure https access. You can use a self-signed SSL certificate, however, it is not recommended since unpredictable results may occur when using CAST dashboards with this type of certificate.

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