Knowledge Base Articles

Creating a Certificate Using MakeCert

This article discusses the purpose of SSL/TLS server certificates and how to create a certificate that can be used for testing purposes on your own development system.

Creating a Certificate Using OpenSSL

OpenSSL is an open source toolkit that can be used to create test certificates, as well as generate certificate signing requests (CSRs) which are used to obtain certificates from trusted third-party Certificate Authorities.

SocketTools Clarion Support Files

The SocketTools 10 Library Edition has function prototypes and examples available for the Clarion programming language. The minimum supported version of Clarion is 8.0 and we recommend that you use the current build of SocketTools 10 in your projects.

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.