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Security

Aculab cloud requires that web service requests are made in a secure manner.

 This is a low level API. For information on higher level APIs see the Web Services Language Wrappers
  • Protocol Check

    This is used to check if the security protocol use for web service requests is sufficiently secure.

    Url:https://ws.aculabcloud.net/security/protocol_check
    Methods:GET, POST

    Returns:

    A JSON object containing the result of the security protocol check and other diagnostic information.

    ParameterValueDescription
    passbooleantrue if the connection is secure, false otherwise.
    protocolstringthe protocol used, e.g. TLSv1.2.
    cipherstringthe cipher used.
    user_agentstringthe User-Agent header passed in the request. If the header was not present, an empty string is returned
    source_addressstringthe source address of the request that reached the web services server.
    reasonstringa description of the cause of a failed check. Not present if the check passed.

    Example:

    https://ws.aculabcloud.net/security/protocol_check

    Response:

      {
        "pass": true,
        "protocol": "TLSv1.2",
        "cipher": "ECDHE-RSA-AES128-GCM-SHA256",
        "user_agent": "Aculab PHP Web Services wrapper v1.0.5 (PHP 7.4.4, OpenSSL 1.1.1d  10 Sep 2019, WINNT)",
        "source_address": "203.0.113.34"
      }