Secure Communications - AFS

AFS Security

Product
AFS
AFS_Version
7.8
Category
Technical Notes
language
English
audience
public

It is necessary to secure exchanges, in order to prevent other to spy user queries.

Example with AFS search engine:

With AFS search over SSL, you can have an end-to-end encrypted search solution between your computer and AFS. This secured channel helps protect your search results and, in most cases, your search terms (exceptions outlined below) from being intercepted by a third party. This provides you with a more secure and private search experience.

To secure communications thanks to HTTPS

  1. AFS Web Services do not need any modification.
  2. It is necessary to configure Web Servers hosting AFS Web Services for SSL handling.

    Prerequisites:

  3. It is then necessary to configure your Web Server.