Category «Web»

Understanding ssl/tls for web browsing

Summary In the past https/ssl was mainly used for shopping and Internet banking. Since mid-2017, Google has flagged all http only websites as unsecured in a further push to drive adoption of https/ssl and to enhance privacy and safety. Network engineers have to deal with ssl connections for device management access, remote user (ssl) vpns, …

HTTP keepalive

HTTP PERSISTENCE I was treated to nice brunch on Father’s day and after a reinvigorating walk, I was ready to dive back into my weekend studies. Recently I have been reviewing my http knowledge in preparation for my F5 exam. Part of understanding http is to look at how http works at the tcp level. Browsers talk …