What is the Server Name Indication (SNI) Protocol?

August 9, 2022

The Server Name Indication (SNI) is a protocol that extends the Transport Security Layer (TSL) protocol. The protocol helps specify which site to connect to by indicating a hostname at the start of the handshaking process.

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