Solaris 10 What's New

New Mechanisms for the Solaris Cryptographic Framework

This feature is new in the Solaris Express 6/04 release.

The Solaris Cryptographic Framework now supports the following mechanisms for the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols:

The Solaris Cryptographic Framework is an architecture that enables applications in the Solaris system to use or provide cryptographic services. All interactions with the framework are based on the PKCS#11 Cryptographic Token Interface (Cryptoki) from RSA Laboratories, the research arm of RSA Security, Inc.

For more information, see “PKCS #11 Functions: C_GetMechanismList” in the Solaris Security for Developers Guide.