Setting Up SSL with Netty

SSL is unquestionably a very useful and powerful technology to make systems more secure. Java in general and Netty in specific provide strong out-of-box support for supporting SSL encryption and authentication. However, since SSL is a complex technology it can often be cumbersome and difficult to set it up correctly. The following steps describe how … Continue reading Setting Up SSL with Netty

Why Netty cannot serve multiple SSL domains from one IP

Background Due to some issues with a transparent proxy apparently employed by Vodafone New Zealand, a signed SSL certificate had to be added to the REST server in the Appjangle cloud in order to serve resources 'protected' from Vodafone's caching efforts. One REST server in the Appjangle cloud can serve more than one domain … … Continue reading Why Netty cannot serve multiple SSL domains from one IP