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Doc: notes: known issue: IE partial HTTPS warning

Signed-off-by: Tim Serong <>
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# vim test/unit/constraint_test.rb
+== Known Issues ==
+If a host is accessible via both shortname and FQDN (e.g.: as on a local
+network) and you're using Internet Explorer, and connect via
+https://shortname:7630/, you may see a Security Warning something like:
+This webpage contains content that will not be delivered using a
+secure HTTPS connection, which could compromise the security of the
+entire webpage.
+This seems to be beacuse IE thinks Hawk's AJAX requests are some sort
+of XSS exploit (see answer to
+Workaround: always access Hawk via https://FQDN:7630/

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