Re: 128-bit SSL

From: Dave Zarzycki <>
Date: Mon, 5 Jan 98 09:32:45 -0800

On 1/5/98 11:25 AM, Skima: Gudbjorn Hreinsson ( wrote:

>Can anyone tell me if Squid 1.1.19 supports 128-bit encryption?
>Users tell me and experimentation indicates that the SSL proxy only
>supports '56?' bits...

The short answer, yes.

The long answer:

squid does not ever decrypt the information stream. It only passes bits
and bytes back and forth. Therefore, the SSL proxy part of squid could be
used for more than just SSL. That's why the port restrictions for SSL are
in the ACLs of squid.conf...


Dave Zarzycki Student
Intern San Jose State University
Apple Computer, Inc.
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