**SPAM** [TRYING AGAIN] Secure Sockets Issue

Stephen MacLean smaclean at madmansoft.com
Tue Feb 2 18:44:34 CET 2016


> On Feb 2, 2016, at 11:40 AM, Stephen MacLean <smaclean at madmansoft.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi All,
> 
> Going to give this another go:
> 
> I can not get two LC apps to connect and transmit to each other via secure sockets. They connect fine and transmit fine without trying to secure them.
> 
> As far as I can tell, doing this on the server:
> 
> accept secure connections on port 5210 with message  “someoneConnected"
> 
> And this on the client:
> 
> open secure socket to (field "host" & ":5210") with message “chatConnected"	
> 
> Should create a secure connection between the two apps.
> 
> However, doing so, while the client does connect to the server, when the client sends data to the server, the socket just closes. No error is returned. 
> 
> By removing the secure keyword form the server script, when the client sends data, the following error is returned:
> 
> error:140770FC:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:unknown protocol
> 
> The client then closes the socket without firing the “socketClosed” message
> 
> —————————
> 
> In researching this, I’ve come across the lesson on LiveCode.com <http://livecode.com/>: http://lessons.livecode.com/m/4071/l/12924-how-to-communicate-with-other-applications-using-sockets <http://lessons.livecode.com/m/4071/l/12924-how-to-communicate-with-other-applications-using-sockets> but that doesn’t even mention secure sockets.
> 
> I’ve also found: 
> http://runtime-revolution.278305.n4.nabble.com/documentation-for-open-socket-using-certificate-and-key-sccept-only-ssl-td4691771.html <http://runtime-revolution.278305.n4.nabble.com/documentation-for-open-socket-using-certificate-and-key-sccept-only-ssl-td4691771.html>
> 
> In which Mark Waddingham replies, but there is no real answer
> 
> and 
> 
> http://use-livecode.runrev.narkive.com/iBKN5kKd/secure-sockets <http://use-livecode.runrev.narkive.com/iBKN5kKd/secure-sockets>
> 
> In which Björnke von Gierke asks numerous questions, but gives up when no answers come.
> 
> My own post on the forums (http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=26225 <http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=26225>) with sample files also has no responses.
> 
> I’ll file a bug report if needed, but I’m hoping I’m just missing something “simple” here. With sockets now on mobile, being able to communicate securely is a must have. 
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> 
> Steve MacLean

Forgot to mention, this is with LC 7.1.1GM Indy.

Thanks,

Steve MacLean





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