LKBEN11107: What is SSL?


You need more information about SSL.


You want to know what SSL is.


SSL stands for  Secure Sockets Layer.

It is an encryption protocol for the transmission of data in the internet.

Note :

SSL encrypts only the communication between two clients. If a message is send at more than one client, all clients can read the entire message even if this is not desired.


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About the Author

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.

Latest update: 05/10/2020 | Comment: