[openssl-users] Which protocols should my client support?

Gaiseric Vandal gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com
Mon Apr 24 18:11:36 UTC 2017

AES256 ?  Maybe some of the stronger SHA algorithms?

On 04/24/17 13:42, Jeff Archer wrote:
> I think this is a silly question but I still would like to get a 
> knowledgeable and experienced confirmation of my thinking.
> My client is a custom application and as such only needs to 
> communicate with specific servers for specific purposes.  I think it 
> makes sense for my client to only support the specific protocol that 
> my server will use, ECDHE-RSA-AES128-GCM-SHA256.  Does this sound 
> reasonable or should I also include others as well?
> My thinking is that if the servers are changed one day, it would only 
> be for increasing security and thus I will probably need to update to 
> latest OpenSSL and so will be updating my app at this time anyway.  
> Also, since they are my companies servers, I will be notified ahead of 
> time that change is coming.
> T
> ​hanks,
>> Jeff

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