The section you are referring uses LinkButton control which does not have a property that allows you to navigate to another page or view. The control has CommandName which value we use to execute certain operations inside SiteMapPanel control.
You can force using SSL certificate for the entire backend by setting it over "Sitefintiy" folder through IIS server settings.
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