Tag Archives: SSL

HTTPS Communication: How it works?

Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is a combination of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol with the SSL/TLS protocol to provide encrypted communication and secure identification of a Web server. Here’s how Verisign, one of the leading SSL Certificate Authority, describes about SSL: Web servers and Web browsers rely on the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol to […]


Let’s assume that we’ve got an XML-RPC server running @ https://localhost:8443/calculator/xmlrpc It can either add/subtract numbers. Here’s the server-side logic for it: Calculator.java Let’s write a simple XML-RPC client program that’ll connect to the server and get two numbers added. Okay, all set. Now, if we run this client program, we’ll get a lengthy exception: […]