Secure Socket Layer SSL

Available in Nexus Repository OSS and Nexus Repository Pro

Using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) communication with the repository manager is an important security feature and a recommended best practice. Secure communication can be inbound or outbound.

Outbound client communication may include integration with:

  • a remote proxy repository over HTTPS
  • SSL/TLS secured servers (e.g. for SMTP/email integration)
  • LDAP servers configured to use LDAPS
  • specialized authentication realms such as the Crowd realm

Inbound client communication includes:

  • web browser HTTPS access to the user interface
  • tool access to repository content
  • manual or scripted usage of the REST APIs

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