SSL Protocol

Protocol Description

The SSL protocol is used to encrypt network traffic across a wide variety of protocols including HTTP, FTP, SMTP and more. However, most of the SSL traffic that you see in Netify is from secure apps and web sites (HTTPS).

Full Name

Secure Sockets Layer

Abbreviation

SSL

ProTips

The Netify engine is able to deconstruct the hostnames used in SSL connections which in turn makes it possible to detect specific applications on your network. Use Netify's Application Filter to delve into SSL protocol details.

Known Ports

  • TCP 443 - Default port for HTTP over SSL.

Category

Web

Related Protocols

A list of related protocols is below. List of all protocols.
Category Name

Web

HTTP Download Details

Web

Certificateless SSL Details

Web

HTTPS Details

Web

HTTP Details

Web

Google QUIC Details

Protocol Detection

Do you know how much SSL traffic flows through your network? Netify's protocol detection engine and reporting provides insights to help manage your network.

What gets measured, gets managed.

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