SSL Protocol

Detection Information

The following page provides information on the 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.

Full Name

Secure Sockets Layer



Best Practices

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.

Port Statistics

IP Protocol Flow Percent
TCP 9440 42%
TCP 853 14%
TCP 38881 14%
TCP 9080 11%
TCP 5228 4%



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.

Learn More

Related Protocols

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


HTTP Download http-download Details


HTTPS https Details


Certificateless SSL certificateless-ssl Details


HTTP http Details


QUIC quic Details

Integration and Custom Solutions

Do you have any questions about integration, APIs or custom development?

Contact Us