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connect to windows vpn (peap) from linux

Our admin just changed the vpn stuff to something different and I'd like to know how to connect to the windows vpn from a linux (debian testing) box. a certificate file (in p7b format, which I was ...
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Relation of IPSec and IPv6 to SSL/TLS

My understanding is that IPSec is a security layer added inside the IP protocol to make IP itself a secure transport. My understanding of IPv6 is that it is the newest version of IP that will (for ...
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Encrypt rsync using TLS

How do I encrypt the rsync connection using TLS? I don't have SSH access on the server and can't set up any services so stunnel is not an option, right? My provider simply to me to "Use a TLS ...
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Is TLS secure enough to prevent eavesdropping carried out by an ISP?

I would like to "secure" my email, http servers and desktop client by connecting exclusively over TLS, be it email, in/out:80 or just regular "web surfing" traffic. Will that prevent ISP and ...
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How to configure Emacs smtp for using a secure server (gmail)

This is a question originally posed on https://answers.launchpad.net/vm/+question/108267 on 2010-04-26. It asks how one should configure Emacs mail sending packages on MS Windows for use with secure ...
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Installing a custom Root authority certificate for a Service Application

I have an Windows service application, that executes under a specific user account, that calls a remote web service via HTTPS. The certificate the remote server uses is issued by a Root authority ...
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How does SSL-VPN tunneling and encryption work?

I have a few questions on SSL-VPN (Tunnel, not portal version). Question 1 is probably the one I'd like answered the most, out of my four questions. How exactly does SSL-VPN tunneling work (Feel ...
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SSL/TLS and VPN-SSL?

As I understand it, SSL/TLS is used when we visit a website using https. However, using this method only encrypts the data and not the IP address of the website we're requesting. If you use a VPN ...
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SSL/TLS would it make http requests invisible?

Just wondering, if you use SSL/TLS at the application layer would this make anybody trying to sniff between my client and the router unable to see which websites I am requesting to see? Same with a ...
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SSL/TLS vs SSL/TLS-VPN

Whats the difference between using SSL/TLS in a web browser and an actual SSL/TLS VPN? Is SSL/TLS actually the pure technology and when one uses https:// in a browser this is a vpn connection?
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Can the Telnet/Netcat client communicate over SSL?

I would like to test client connections with IMAP over SSL, HTTPS, and other secure text-based Internet protocols over SSL/TLS, the same way I would using Telnet or Netcat if they were not tunneled ...
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Does changing cipher defaults on a client PC make a difference when using SSL/TLS?

If I am running Windows 7 and change the default ciphers on the PC, does this affect the connection between the client and server? If a similar change is only made on the server, does it affect the ...
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What would happen if a server (Windows 2008) is updated to use TLS 1.2?

If a user using Firefox browses to a website on a server (Windows 2008) that has been updated to use TLS 1.2, what would happen? As I am a newbie to this can someone explain what the process is when a ...
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TLS 1.0 Unchecked Unable to open GMAIL, HOTMAIL and other Logins?

I am using Firefox 6.02 and Windows 7 x86 version. I was recently unable to log in to Gmail, Hotmail and other such websites. I checked the preferences and figured out there was some security issue as ...
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Free SMTP server with TLS support

I'm looking for a free SMTP server with TLS support for testing. I tried using Gmail, but my account got disabled the moment I tried sending an email from a Python script.
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Cannot use SSL/TLS on Mac OS X

I'm using a Mac I don't have administration rights on, so I can't create new accounts or anything like that. However, in my account (there's a general account in which everything works fine) I can't ...
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Avast hangs Outlook beacuse of STARTTLS

I have a problem getting mail from my university's IMAP server. I have found that if you try to use STARTTLS in your client, connection hangs forever. I reported the problem, but they didn't solve it. ...