SSL/TLS in Windows Server 2003
Updated: July 31, 2003
Applies To: Windows Server 2003 with SP1
Chris Crall, Mike Danseglio, and David Mowers
Published: July 2003
The Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 operating system supports Schannel, an implementation of three protocols (TLS 1.0, SSL 3.0 & SSL 2.0) that provide network security for applications and services. This paper focuses on the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL 3.0) protocol and Transport Layer Security (TLS 1.0) protocol. These protocols offer certificate-based authentication and secure data transfers using symmetric encryption keys.
In This White Paper