> I want to switch my eMail Program from smtp to ssl smtp. I've tried > the demos - everything looks fine, but what did I have to deliver > with my application (in special I mean the certificates!). Did I > have to generate and deliver the certificates? I want to use TLS > and SSL.
Assuming you are talking about an SMTP client application, SSL certificates are totally optional. For SSL client applications, SSL certificates are only needed if the SSL server to which you connect is set-up to validate the certificate of clients, which is rare. For SSL server applications, certificates are mandatory, although a self signed certificate (as used with the ICS demos) is adequate if the client only wants an encrypted connection and does not need to check the authority of the server. Angus -- To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list please goto http://lists.elists.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/twsocket Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be