Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) use X.509 certificates to allow SSL-enabled servers and clients to authenticate each other and protect the communication between them.
The following features in GoAnywhere MFT use SSL/TLS:
GoAnywhere MFT includes an integrated SSL Certificate Manager for working with X.509 certificates. Within the Certificate Manager, you can create new key stores and certificates, import and export certificates, display certificate properties, and generate CSRs (Certificate Signing Requests).
A certificate will contain information about the entity (organization) which the certificate represents, including the following details:
Your trading partner may require that you send them your certificate before allowing you to connect to their SSL-enabled server. Depending on your trading partner’s authentication requirements, there are three different approaches in which a certificate can be signed and issued: