What is SSL?

 Posted by Ddd on 1/31/2011 | Category: ASP.NET Interview questions | Views: 2531 | Points: 40


Secure Sockets Layer:

It ia secure way of sending data over the internet. It uses the https protocol and the
appropriate security certificates(encryption keys).
When a user requests a page using SSL, the web server generates an encryption key
for the user and then encrypts the page data.the encrypted page is then sent to the
browser. When the browser receives the SSL Page,it uses the same encryption key to
decrypt the received page.

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