Posts Tagged ‘out of band communication’

SSL Security Provides an Additional Layer of Security for Terminal Switch Applications

Monday, April 25th, 2011

Setting up a secure means to communicate with remote network elements can often be a complicated task; passwords and user accounts must be defined, authentication protocols must be configured, and domain name servers must be set up to recognize terminal switch units. But if the terminal switch unit supports “Self Signed” certificates, this can greatly simplify the process of creating a secure, HTTPS connection with remote network elements.