For HSTS (HTTP Strict-Transport-Security), some of the moderm browser(s) like Chrome and Edge will reject a https web site with a self-signed certificate. It will show NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID and do not allow you to browse it.
This article will show workaround.
For those engineer(s) whom want to use the Chrome or Edge browser to navigate the redfish API. The TA should have the knowledge about the DMTF / redfish API and use Chrome or Edge browser.
1. A DNS record with one domain name mapping to the IP address of the BMC.
2. One server with BMC which support redfish API support https.
3. A working computer with Chrome or Edge browser.
4. Make sure your working computer can access the BMC.
1. Open the Chrome or Edge browser.
2. Enter https://<domain name of the BMC>/redfish/v1
3. The browser will show an error like NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID
4. Click anywhere within the browser window and type: thisisunsafe
5. You will see the formal response without any error if everything are correct.
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