SSL session ID & IPS

Intermittent access issues to HTTPS sites… Issue : Randomly, the same HTTPS site would sometimes not respond. IE would show its very unhelpful “page cannot be displayed” while firefox displays the slightly more descriptive “peer recieved a valid certificate but access denied” Cause (in this case) : An upstream Fortigate IPS was dropping “unknown” SSL … Continue reading SSL session ID & IPS

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