Setting Up Cryptographic Services
Topics covered in this chapter:
- Introducing SSL
- Managing Certificates with openssl
- Working with GNU Privacy Guard
On a typical Red Hat Enterprise Linux system, there are many services that need to be secured while transmitting packets over the network. SSL is the common solution that is shared between many services, such as LDAP, http, and many more. Before starting to work with these services in subsequent chapters, you'll learn in this chapter how to use SSL. Also, you'll learn how to use GPG as a security solution.
For many of the services that are offered on a current-day server, additional security is a requirement. By applying this security, you can make sure that traffic to ...