From time to time people ask questions about how to make Enterprise Vault data 'more secure'. This is usually around the under-the-covers activities like when a client retrieves an archived item, and it's transmitted back to the client can that be secured? The answer is yes, lets discuss how.
First of all the default transmission is HTTP
And as you can see in Enterprise Vault 10.0.4 (and other flavours of EV too) you get a security warning, which when clicked, gives you a simple pop-up which says:
"Non-HTTPS traffic is not encrypted on the network. Do not use this option unless you are using a secure network".
The second thing to notice is that this is a site wide setting.
So, life is good if we are using a secure network. I know that there are philisophical discussions to be had about whether ANY network can be termed secure, but now lets just say that if...