The Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol, successor of the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) after its version 3 (SSLv3) is a protocol that provides communications security over a computer network. In today’s world this is the technology that encrypts your communications to web servers, mail servers, instant messaging servers,… .
Setting TLS up correctly is not a hard task but requires quite some amount of know-hows.
First timers (or not) in contact with TLS can quickly be overwhelmed by the perception of the multitude of file formats.
To simply enable TLS on a HTTP server, one might come across
Eventually based on the platform one can even come across a
Don’t be afraid, don’t pull your hair, this article is here to demistify the files formats involved in dealing with TLS from a practical point of view and explain how it all works together.See More...