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Data Packets

By Wirebendr2 ·
When a computer sends an encrypted message to another computer, how does the receiving computer know it's encrypted? What is added to the data packet to indicate encryption? Can anyone supply a diagram to show how this is done?

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by Frobo In reply to Data Packets


what kind of Data Packets ?
Protocoll packets like : SMB
SSL comunication chanel between WebServer and Client.

thanks for more hints



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by Wirebendr2 In reply to Data Packets

Protocol packets ssl

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by [_Rick_> In reply to Data Packets

For SSL try , they have several pdf files available for downloading.

or you may try the Reading Room at (requires registering)

Also there are several books available on the subject:

One that is very in depth is
Digital Certificates: Applied Internet Security

Good luck

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