Updated: February 29, 2012
Applies To: Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012
Use the SSL Settings page to manage data encryption of transmissions between your server and clients. Additionally, by selecting Ignore, Accept, or Require certificates you can require a client to be identified before gaining access to content.
The following tables describe the UI elements that are available on the feature page and in the Actions pane.
Select Require SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) to enable a 40–bit data encryption method that you can use to help secure transmissions between your server and clients. This option setting works in both intranet and internet environments.
Require 128 Bit SSL
Select Require 128 bit SSL to provide stronger encryption than the 40–bit version. You can use 128–bit SSL to help secure transmissions between your server and clients in either an intranet or internet environment.
This option is the default. This setting does not accept client certificates if they are provided.
Select this setting if you want to accept client certificates (if they are provided), and to verify client identity before allowing the client to gain access to content.
Select this option to require that certificates verify client identity before allowing the client to gain access to content.
Saves the changes that you have made on the feature page.
Cancels the changes that you have made on the feature page.