difference between the https & ssl?

Posted on 2004-11-18
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difference between the https & ssl?
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SSL is a protocol for encrypting network connections at the application level.

HTTPS (aka HTTP/S and HTTP/SSL) is what's it's called when SSL is used with HTTP.

Other popular SSL-ized protocol varients include Telnet/SSL, FTP/SSL, and Stunnel (a generic TCP wrapper).

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