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Article ID: 194449 - Last Review: October 10, 2013 - Revision: 2.0

 
This article was previously published under Q194449
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For a Microsoft FrontPage 97 and earlier version of this article, see 171675  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/171675/EN-US/ ) .

SYMPTOMS

In FrontPage Explorer, when you open or create a new Web by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), you may receive one of the following error messages:
There is no server on port 443 at 'server name'. You have selected the option 'Connect Using SSL'. This connection problem may indicate that the server does not support Secure Socket Layer (SSL) communications, or that it uses SSL communications on a different port number.
-or-
Unable to connect to server at 'xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx' on port 443 (socket code 13101).
Where xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx represents the host name or Internet Protocol (IP) address of your FrontPage Web.

CAUSE

SSL connections require a security certificate. Socket code 13101 is generated when the security certificate is not from a recognized certificate authority or when it is from a recognized certificate authority but it cannot be read by FrontPage.

RESOLUTION

FrontPage 98 can correctly read public keys that begin with values other than 1 if they are from a recognized certificate authority.

NOTE: FrontPage 98 does not support 128-bit encryption.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

MORE INFORMATION

SSL is a World Wide Web feature that supports data encryption and server authentication. All data sent to or from the client by using SSL is encrypted.

You can obtain digital certificates from Verisign or AT&T. For additional information, please visit either of the following Web sites:
http://www.verisign.com/microsoft/ (http://www.verisign.com/microsoft/)
http://www.att.com (http://www.att.com)
Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.

For information about how to contact %1, click the appropriate article number in the following list to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
65416  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/65416/EN-US/ ) Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, A-K

60781  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/60781/EN-US/ ) Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, L-P

60782  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/60782/EN-US/ ) Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, Q-Z

REFERENCES

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
315151  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315151/EN-US/ ) FP: Error Message: Cannot Establish Secure Connection Using SSL

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft FrontPage 98 Standard Edition
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