Managing Transport Layer Security encryption for InfoPrint Manager for AIX

The Transport Layer Security(TLS) protocol encrypts internet traffic of all types, making secure communication possible across a network in a way designed to prevent eavesdropping and tampering.

InfoPrint Manager uses OpenSSL (https://www.openssl.org) to enable TLS encryption so that the communication between servers and clients is secure. InfoPrint Manager provides the OpenSSL libraries on all supported OS-es. By default, the latest version of TLS available with InfoPrint Manager is used.

Note: Not all communication channels can be encrypted. Exception are: LPD protocol, InfoPrint TCP/IP Port Monitor, pioinfo, pioinfoprt, piorpdm, piorpdf, PSF, transform clients, Transform Feature for InfoPrint Manager, Select notifications.

For the Java components, InfoPrint Manager uses the Java native SSL/TLS implementation. By default, the latest version of TLS available with Java is used.

The identity of the communicating parties is authenticated using public-key cryptography (i.e.: similar to HTTPS protocol).