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J2EE™ Applications and BEA™ WebLogic Server™ by Sandra L. Emerson, Rob Woollen, Michael Girdley

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About WebLogic SSL

WebLogic Server's implementation of the SSL technology follows the Internet standard for security between two hosts connected on an insecure network. Use SSL in WebLogic Server whenever you want to protect data by authenticating users. The SSL protocol uses public key encryption. Public key encryption is a more secure form of standard encryption, also known as symmetric key encryption.

Symmetric Key Encryption

Most people are familiar with standard encryption, in which there is a shared secret between two parties. For example, Andrew and Bob could share a secret, called a key, which would then be used as part of the algorithm for encrypting their messages to each other.

Standard encryption uses a number of different algorithms. ...

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