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What Is A Firewall and How Its Work?

Today Firewall is depicted as the main component of the security and networks. Firewalls provide a lot of different operations and features. In the old days, the firewall was simply used to block or allow some ports and management of the NAT. In these days there are a lot of different threats where the firewall is used to detect and stop these threats. Firewall Features Today modern firewall’s provides a...

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What Is LDAP Protocol Port Number? Compare LDAP Ports 389 vs 636

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol or LDAP is used to authenticate and authorize users. LDAP is used in different infrastructures like Windows Domain, Linux, Network etc. LDAP uses different port numbers like 389 and 636. TCP 389 For LDAP The well-known port for LDAP is TCP 389. Both UDP and TCP transmission can be used for this port. We can use this port for unsecured and unencrypted LDAP transmission. TCP and UDP 636...

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What Is Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) and Tutorial with Examples?

Certificates like SSL, X.509 are used to secure network traffic. But every certificate has its own life cycle in a distributed environment like the internet we should manage them. Online Certificate Status Protocol aka OCSP is used to manage certificates validity and lifecycle. OCSP standard is defined in RFC 6960 with the name of  X.509 Internet Public Key Infrastructure Online Certificate Status Protocol – OCSP. It makes absolute previously defined certificate...

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What Is SSL Certificate CN (Common Name) and Usage?

Common Name or CN is generally used in SSL Certificates. CN is used to define the server name which will be used for secure SSL connection. Generally this SSL certificate used to secure connection between a HTTP/S server and client browser like Chrome, Explorer, Firefox. Common Name (CN) Common Name is used to specify the host or server identity. When a client try to connect to a remote server like...

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OpenPGP Mail Encryption and Related Tools For Linux, Windows

OpenPGP is a email encryption standard used by a lot of people. This standard is defined by OpenPGP Working Group of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). The standard is proposed with RFC 4880 . The OpenPGP is derived from PGP software which is created by Phil Zimmermann. OpenPGP Windows Tools Gpg4win Gpg4win is popular and actively developed software for mail privacy and secrecy. Its current version is 3 and...

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What Is Default SFTP Port and How To Change SFTP Port Number?

SFTP is a secure version of the FTP. SFTP provides an encrypted channel with the remote server. This makes authentication and data transfer more secure than FTP. SFTP protocol is generally provided by SSH servers by default. In this tutorial, we will learn the default SFTP port and how to change it to a different one. Linux Sftp Command With Examples SFTP Default Port TCP 22 SFTP is a subsystem...

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What Is OpenSSL Library?

OpenSSL is most popular open source cryptography library which provides a lot of tools, libraries, algorithms about cryptography. It is mostly known with Secure Socket Layers (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols. Supported Encryption Algorithms Encryption is used to make given data unreadable by the intruders. It is mainly used for confidentiality. OpenSSL supports following algorithms. RSA DSA AES DES 3DES Supported Hash Algorithms Hashing is used to create...

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Linux Lftp Client Tutorial For Ftp, Http, Sftp, Https, Ftps, Fish Potocols

Lftp is a powerful command line tool which supports FTP, HTTP, SFTP, FISH, TORRENT protocols for file and data transfer. As we can see it supports popular data and file transfer protocols. It uses GNU TLS or OpenSSL for SSL/TLS encryption. In this tutorial we will look installing and different examples with lftp . Install lftp  is provided Linux distributions from official repositories. We can install it for yum  based distros...

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How To Read RSA, X509, PKCS12 Certificates with OpenSSL?

OpenSSL provides read different type of certificate and encoding formats. OpenSSL supports certificate formats like RSA, X509, PCKS12 etc. We will look how to read these certificate formats with OpenSSL. Read RSA Private Key RSA is popular format use to create asymmetric key pairs those named public and private key. We can use rsa verb to read RSA private key with the following command.

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How To Install and Use OpenSSL Library In Python Applications?

OpenSSL is popular security library used by a lot of products, applications, vendors. OpenSSL provides libraries for the most of the programming languages. Python is popular programming language too. We can use OpenSSL library in Python applications. In this tutorial we will develop an example application that uses OpenSSL Python Library and bindings. Install OpenSSL Python Library with Pip We can use pip install for all Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Debian,...

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