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Chilkat Socket/TLS/SSL ActiveX

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The Chilkat socket component/library provides a high-level, easy-to-use API for TCP/IP socket programming. It supports creating secure channels w/ TLS 1.2, 1.1, 1.0, and SSL 3.0. Both client-side and server-side SSL/TLS is supported, including the use and verification of digital certificates. (Digital certificates are typically optional on the client-side of a secure connection.) May be used in combination with the Chilkat Diffie-Hellman component to create custom secure channels. Provides the ability to convert already-open connections to secure connections or back. Provides asynchronous methods for sending and receiving asynchronously. Includes easy-to-use DNS lookup methods.

Socket ActiveX Features

    • SSL/TLS and non-SSL/TLS programming is identical.
    • Progress monitoring and abort capability for SSL and non-SSL connections.
    • Asynchronously accept connections.
    • Asynchronously intiate connection.
    • Asynchronously send data.
    • Asynchronously receive data.
    • DNS Lookup (synchronous and asynchronous)
    • Examine server-certificate for SSL connections.
    • Optionally use client-certificate for SSL connections.
    • Implements both server-side and client-side for SSL.
    • Receive strings or byte data on TCP/IP sockets.
    • Receive until match.
    • Receive until byte.
    • Receive until CRLF.
    • Heartbeat events for "alive" status.
    • Session logging.
    • Automatic charset conversion (if desired) when sending/receiving strings.
    • Build HTTP request in-memory
    • SOCKS4 and SOCKS5 proxy support.
    • HTTP proxy support.
    • Thread safe.

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