Knowledge Base Articles

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 1.1.1e which was released on March 17, 2020.

SocketTools Library Redistribution

When you create an application using the SocketTools Library Edition DLLs and you’re ready to deploy it, you must ensure the libraries you’re using are initialized correctly. This is done by providing a runtime license key to the initialization function for each of the SocketTools APIs you are using. It is important to note your runtime license key is not your product serial number. If ...[Read More]

Support for TLS 1.0 and PCI Compliance

Support for secure credit card transactions using TLS 1.0 ended on June 30, 2018. The new standards defined by the PCI Security Standard Council requires all payment processors and third-party providers to explicitly disable support for TLS 1.0 and switch to exclusively using TLS 1.2.

SocketTools ActiveX Redistribution

When you create an application using the SocketTools ActiveX Edition controls and you’re ready to deploy it, you must ensure the controls you’re using are initialized correctly. If you are developing with Visual Basic 6.0, and you’ve placed the controls on a form, it will automatically initialize the controls when the form is loaded. However, in some cases you must explicitly ini ...[Read More]