GLOSSARY

SSL Termination

SSL termination refers to the process that occurs at the server end of an SSL connection, where the traffic transitions between encrypted and unencrypted forms.

A device that handles both SSL offloading and SSL termination can be advantageous in some situations, such as high-performance large-scale clustering of SSL VPNs.

Using the BIG-IP® Local Traffic Manager with the SSL Acceleration Feature Module for SSL termination, in conjunction with clusters of FirePass® SSL VPNs, maximizes cluster performance. This configuration can scale to handle in excess of 20,000 concurrent sessions.

F5 products that support SSL Termination:

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