Cisco Support Community
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Announcements

Welcome to Cisco Support Community. We would love to have your feedback.

For an introduction to the new site, click here. And see here for current known issues.

New Member

Cisco SSL VPN Client - Pure HTTPS/SSL?

Does the Cisco SSL VPN client use pure https/ssl to supply network connectivity to the client running it? Or is it simply downloaded and installed over HTTPS/SSL and then it brings up an IPSEC tunnel.

I would like to run it at a site that only has a HTTP/HTTPS proxy server, that is why I ask.

1 REPLY
Silver

Re: Cisco SSL VPN Client - Pure HTTPS/SSL?

A secure HTTP connection means that data sent to and received from an HTTP server are encrypted before being sent out over the internet. HTTP with SSL encryption provides a secure connection to allow such functions as configuring a router from a web browser. Cisco's implementation of the secure HTTP server and secure HTTP client uses an implementation of the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) version 3.0. Application layer encryption provides an alternative to older methods such as having to set up a tunnel to the HTTP server for remote management. HTTP over SSL is abbreviated as HTTPS; the URL of a secure connection will begin with https:// instead of http://.

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6350/products_configuration_guide_chapter09186a0080455951.html

114
Views
0
Helpful
1
Replies
CreatePlease login to create content