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Re: Cached SSL sessions?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2003 06:35:17 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 23 Oct 2003, Justin Florentine wrote:

> Hiya folks. I was RTFM'ing and I saw that:
> "Even if the connection is dropped, all connections involving SSL to the
> same host again, will benefit from libcurl's session ID cache that drasticly
> reduces re-connection time."
> Does this mean that if I re-use the same easy-curl handle and always
> connect to the same host, I can avoid the overhead of the SSL handshake
> each time?

Yes, that is precisely how it works. The subsequent SSL reconnections are
much faster thanks to this.

 Daniel Stenberg -- curl: been grokking URLs since 1998
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Received on 2003-10-24