SSL Diagnostics for IIS 6 (Windows Server 2003)

SSL Diagnostics tool for Windows Server 2003 is no longer available for download on TechNet. I had to ping my peers to who had a copy of the tool which they had downloaded earlier. Main stream support Windows Server 2003 ended in 2010, while extended support will end next year in 2015. Click here for…

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Support for SSL/TLS protocols on Windows

***********Updated on 19th August 2016*********** Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and its successor Transport Layer Security (TLS) are protocols which use cryptographic algorithms to secure the communication between 2 entities. It is just a secure layer running on top of HTTP.   SSL Handshake Protocol SSL Change Cipher Spec Protocol SSL Alert Protocol HTTP SSL Record…

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