Solved

How to find if a webserver is using SSL or TLS

Posted on 2014-11-03
7
199 Views
Last Modified: 2014-11-18
Hello, I received the following from message from Salesforce:  "As an administrator of a Salesforce org that may have recently been accessed using SSL 3.0 encryption, we want to inform you of a change regarding supported encryption protocols. Over the next two months, Salesforce will be disabling SSL 3.0 encryption in a phased approach to prevent it from being used to access the Salesforce platform. "

Salesforce is doing this because of a security vulnerability that affects SSL 3.0.  They are going to use TLS 1.0 encryption or higher.

I would like to find out how to find if our webserver is using SSL 3.0 or TLS.  Also, if it is not using TSL how to enable it.  Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:gloyola1
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 2
7 Comments
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
John-Charles-Herzberg earned 100 total points
ID: 40420209
This will help;

This free SSL / TLS web server testing tool conducts a thorough analysis of your SSL / TLS web server configuration and performance. Including protocols, encryption ciphers, known security weaknesses, session caching and much more.

https://www.wormly.com/test_ssl
0
 
LVL 58

Assisted Solution

by:Gary
Gary earned 400 total points
ID: 40420234
wormly.com said my site was using SSLv3 when it isn't

You can use this site to test for the Poodle vulnerability (which is why Salesforce are disabling SSLv3)
https://www.poodlescan.com/
0
 
LVL 58

Assisted Solution

by:Gary
Gary earned 400 total points
ID: 40420247
You can also go here for how to disable it
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Q_28539415.html
0
What Is Transaction Monitoring and who needs it?

Synthetic Transaction Monitoring that you need for the day to day, which ensures your business website keeps running optimally, and that there is no downtime to impact your customer experience.

 

Author Comment

by:gloyola1
ID: 40420269
I have access to the web server, how can I find out if SSL or TLS is enabled.  If TLS is not enabled how can I enable it.  Thanks
0
 
LVL 58

Assisted Solution

by:Gary
Gary earned 400 total points
ID: 40420272
It would be very unusual if TLS wasn't enabled - it's the most widely used form of encryption for SSL and has been for 15 years.
SSLv3 is very rarely used.

What server?
0
 

Author Comment

by:gloyola1
ID: 40420296
2008 r2 web server
0
 
LVL 58

Assisted Solution

by:Gary
Gary earned 400 total points
ID: 40420322
Disabling is detailed in the link above.
0

Featured Post

[Webinar] Learn How Hackers Steal Your Credentials

Do You Know How Hackers Steal Your Credentials? Join us and Skyport Systems to learn how hackers steal your credentials and why Active Directory must be secure to stop them. Thursday, July 13, 2017 10:00 A.M. PDT

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Imagine a situation that you have installed SSL (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secure_Sockets_Layer) Certificate on your Cisco ASA (Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance) firewall. Installation of SSL certificate on ASA is an another topic for which you …
#SSL #TLS #Citrix #HTTPS #PKI #Compliance #Certificate #Encryption #StoreFront #Web Interface #Citrix XenApp
There's a multitude of different network monitoring solutions out there, and you're probably wondering what makes NetCrunch so special. It's completely agentless, but does let you create an agent, if you desire. It offers powerful scalability …
Monitoring a network: how to monitor network services and why? Michael Kulchisky, MCSE, MCSA, MCP, VTSP, VSP, CCSP outlines the philosophy behind service monitoring and why a handshake validation is critical in network monitoring. Software utilized …

724 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question