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SSL related question (Help needed)

 
Shakti Sharma
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A browser client C1 opens an SSL session with Server S1 on port 443. C1 then opens a new browser window and opens an SSL session with Server S2 (while the SSL session with S1 is active in the other browser window.) At the same time client C2 opens an SSL session with S1 on 443 as well. Which of the following statements are false? (Please select two)
a) Client C1 cannot be engaged in two SSL connections as the same time.
b) S1 cannot be engaged in two SSL connections on the same port at the same time.
c) C1 can have multiple SSL connections open at the same time.
d) S1 can have multiple SSL connections open at the same time.

Anybody , what could be the answer?
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Rajeev Gupta
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Answer c,d
C1 can have any number of SSL Sessions (1 per browser, and more than 1 if you have an applet or multiple frames in your page) with a remote host. Since S1 is a server listening on 443, it can certainly handle more than 1 SSL session.
 
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Yes, you are right. This question is from whiz lab mock exams and there they have answerd it
(a)(b)
 
Rajeev Gupta
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Sorry, answer is (a),(b)
Since they have asked which are <b>false</b>?, - (a),(b) are false, I previously answered (c)(d), not reading the question properly.
 
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Thanks Rajive, I missed it too
 
mini mehta
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Originally posted by Rajeev Gupta:
Answer c,d
C1 can have any number of SSL Sessions (1 per browser, and more than 1 if you have an applet or multiple frames in your page) with a remote host. Since S1 is a server listening on 443, it can certainly handle more than 1 SSL session.

Rajeev,
When a Client connects to a remote server using SSL. Does the client uses its own specific port. Because if it does say for example 443, How can it have multiple connections to the server?
 
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The ip address and port number is unique for any connection. Lets say on same machine you have opened two browser connected to same server. It will use two different port on client machine to same port on server machine. example
client will have Ip1 , port1 for one browers connected to Ip2 on port 443 on server and Ip1, port2 connected to Ip2 on port 443 on server. So in end combination of all four parameter is unique for each connection.
 
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