Re: Help with SSLSocket and friends

=?ISO-8859-1?Q?Arne_Vajh=F8j?= <>
Sat, 02 Feb 2008 15:39:20 -0500
Martin Gregorie wrote:

Can anybody point me to a tutorial or example showing how to create a
concrete SSL Socket class and the correct sequence to follow to start
and end a connection?

I've found a fairly brief tutorial on the JavaWorld website, written in
2001, but that was all a web search turned up. Is there anything better
or more recent?


SSLContext sslctx = SSLContext.getInstance("SSL");
sslctx.init(null, new X509TrustManager[] { new MyTrustManager() }, null);
Socket tmp = new Socket("localhost", port);
SSLSocketFactory sf = sslctx.getSocketFactory();
SSLSocket s = (SSLSocket)sf.createSocket(tmp, host, port, true);


class MyTrustManager implements X509TrustManager
     public void checkClientTrusted(X509Certificate[] chain, String
authType) {
     public void checkServerTrusted(X509Certificate[] chain, String
authType) {
     public X509Certificate[] getAcceptedIssuers() {
         return new X509Certificate[0];


SSLServerSocketFactory ssf =
SSLServerSocket ss = (SSLServerSocket)ssf.createServerSocket(port5);
SSLSocket s = (SSLSocket)ss.accept();


java YourClass



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