Preferred SSL module?

Dominic Mitchell dom at
Mon Nov 20 18:02:42 GMT 2006

On Mon, Nov 20, 2006 at 04:46:38PM +0000, Roger Burton West wrote:
> What's the SSL module of choice these days?
> (My main objective is to return the expiry date of a remote server's
> certificate. Simply talking HTTPS isn't going to be enough.)

In that case, I think you'll need Net::SSLeay.  Both Crypt::SSLeay and
IO::Socket::SSL are (as far as I can see...) only good for opening

When you're figuring out where the documentation actually is, look for
the very well hidden QuickRef:


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