Knowledge Base Articles

Testing Secure Connections with OpenSSL

When you need to verify a connection to a server is secure, the OpenSSL toolkit can provide you with detailed information about the session and allow you to interact with the server.

OpenSSL Installation Packages for Windows

OpenSSL is an open source toolkit that implements the SSL and TLS security protocols. We have made Windows installation packages available for OpenSSL 1.1.1k which was released on March 25, 2021.

Operation Would Block Error

When attempting to perform a network operation, such as sending or receiving data, it fails with an error indicating that the operation would block.

Fixing Connection Reset Errors

If you attempt to connect to a server and it fails with a “connection reset” error, there can be several causes for this problem. It can be related to the router configuration, proxy settings, a firewall blocking the outbound connection or a conflict with your anti-virus software. It can also indicate a transitory problem with the service itself.