cryptography for the Apache 1.3 webserver


mod_ssl: The Apache Interface to OpenSSL


The goal of the project

The mod_ssl project provides strong cryptography for the Apache 1.3 webserver via the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1) protocols by the help of the Open Source SSL/TLS toolkit OpenSSL, which is based on SSLeay from Eric A. Young and Tim J. Hudson.

Derivation and License

The mod_ssl package was created in April 1998 by Ralf S. Engelschall and was originally derived from software developed by Ben Laurie for use in the Apache-SSL HTTP server project. The mod_ssl package is licensed under a BSD-style licence, which basically means that you are free to get and use it for commercial and non-commercial purposes.




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