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Status Submitted
Workspace IBM Safer Payments
Components Technical
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 9, 2022

Add SNI (Server Name Indication) support in Safer Payments outgoing channel configurations / case actions

When connecting Safer Payments to a webserver that is handling multiple websites/services with therefore different SSL certificates on the other end, the target webserver needs to somehow determine which service to direct the connection attempt to. This can be done using SNI during the SSL negotiation process. Suggest to add a separate option for SNI in Safer Payments in order to make SNI optional and backwards compatible, only activated when provided.
Needed By Week
  • Guest
    Nov 9, 2022

    Please note: SNI is a standard TLS extension since 2011 (Latest: https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6066). It is mandatory in TLS1.3.

    Practically every relevant Client/Server does support it since at least several years. It should be considered "Standard" meanwhile when dealing with TLS. It is really hard to explain that a standard software in a current version still doesn't support it.