[Interest] QWebSocket support for SSL

Christian Gagneraud chgans at gmail.com
Sun Aug 20 14:10:14 CEST 2017


On 20 August 2017 at 21:03, Tom Isaacson <Tom.Isaacson at navico.com> wrote:
> I have a websocket server that was written a while ago. I want to convert it to use QWebSocket then move it to port 443 and add SSL/TLS support. The first part is simple but I'm not sure about the second. There's an example on the Qt website:
> http://doc.qt.io/qt-5/qtwebsockets-sslechoserver-example.html
>
> but it loads two files localhost.cert and localhost.key. Where do these come from? Is there a tutorial or blog post that explains how they're generated?
>

You can generate these file with the openssl command.
Check, eg https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/openssl-essentials-working-with-ssl-certificates-private-keys-and-csrs
section "Generate a Self-Signed Certificate"

Chris

> Thanks.
>
> Tom Isaacson
>
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