Self-Signed SSL Certificates for REST Development

Security can be a big concern when you are developing APIs that are exposed to the outside world. Best practice dictates that you should use SSL/TLS to secure your endpoints by encrypting the traffic if you are dealing with any sensitive information. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a global standard security technology that encrypts the […]

How to use the Certificate Management Tool

In the first post on the Certificate Management Tool (CMT) series, I: introduced the tool detailed what the tool can help you do covered the benefits (including ease-of-use and simplifying securing connections involving Rocket MultiValue products) provided directions on where to download this free tool In the second post, I explained why this easy-to-use tool […]

Understanding Commonality is Key to Leveraging the Certificate Management Tool (CMT)

This post is a follow-on to the Sept. 6 post entitled SSL / TLS and the Certificate Management Tool (CMT). You can use the Certificate Management Tool (CMT) to prepare SSL certificate data in a fashion that either a UniData or UniVerse database and any of the U2 tools can consume.  When I say any […]

Securing your SSL Configuration Files using Secuconf

When you set up SSL for UniVerse and UniData servers, or for ODBC or OLEDB clients, you need to let the UniData and UniVerse server or client know where to find the SSL properties that will be used during SSL session establishment. For servers, the configuration is determined by the .unisecurity file under the unishared […]

7 Things You Need to Know about the U2 Root Certificate Store (U2RCS)

What’s U2RCS? U2RCS is a trusted store provided by Rocket that makes the life of a UniVerse or UniData application developer or administrator much easier and provides a greater level of confidence that your data in transit is protected. The U2 Root Certificate Store (U2RCS) is a container which includes a set of the most […]