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Status Planned for future release
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 25, 2021

SSL/TLS monitoring

SSL/TLS certificate expiration is a common IT problem. The expiration could be on certificates used directly by WAS or by services WAS is dependent on.

Why is it useful?

This is a case where a failure can be "forecasted" pretty easily since the expiration is baked into the certificate which is served at the transport layer from any SSL/TLS port you can identify.

Beyond expiration, a solution could also report on the strength of a certificates key or signature algorithm.

Further function in this area once you have enumerated SSL/TLS ports of interest could be identifying the absence of strong protocols/strong ciphers or the toleration of weak ones. These are often flagged by scanners.