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What is libeay32.dll?


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Windows Process Description:

The module libeay32.dll is a dynamic link library for SLL communications. SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer, a protocol created by Netscape Communications Corporation. It is developed for transmitting private data by means of Internet.

The DLL libeay32.dll uses OpenSource SSL allowing many OpenSource programs to use it in SSL communication. The libeay32.dll file contains encryption functions which allow for coded communications over networks. It uses the functions of OpenSSL for generation and verification of signatures and for encrypting and decrypting data. SSL uses the public-and-private key encryption system from RSA, which also includes the use of a digital certificate.

The libeay32.dll program creates a secure connection between a client and a server, over which any amount of data can be sent securely. The "sockets" refer to the sockets method of passing data back and forth between a client and a server program in a network or between program layers in the same computer.

The (FTP) known as the File Transfer Protocol is the simplest way to exchange files between computers on the Internet. It is commonly used in the libeay32.dll process to transfer Web page files from their creator to the computer that acts as their server for everyone on the Internet. It's also used to download programs and other files to the user's computer from other servers.

As a user of the program libeay32.dll, a user can use FTP with a simple command line interface or with a commercial program that offers a graphical user interface. Your Web browser can also make FTP requests to download programs from a Web page. Using FTP, you can also delete, rename, move, and copy files at a server.

The program FileZilla is one of the many OpenSource programs that use the libeay32.dll module. Filezilla is a powerful FTP-client for Windows NT4, 2000 and XP which has been designed for ease of use and with support for as many features as possible, while still being fast and reliable.

Author: Netscape Communications Corporation

Author URL: http://

Part Of: OpenSSL

Memory Usage: Medium

Associated Applications: Netscape Navigator and other programs that use OpenSSL.

Background DLL: Yes

Uses Network: No

Hardware Related: No

Common Path: C:\ Windows\ system32\ libeay32.dll

DLL Version:

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