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Q1140030: Which security protocols are supported using HTTPs ?
The following security protocols are supported using HTTPs: SSL2, SSL3 and TLS1 including support for client certificates. By default, only SSL3 and TLS1 are enabled. To enable/disable HTTPs procols, make changes through the registry, where 0 means: disabled, and 1 means: enabled: HKLM\Software\ActiveXperts\Network Component\Https\AllowSSL2 HKLM\Software\ActiveXperts\Network Component\Https\AllowSSL3 HKLM\Software\ActiveXperts\Network Component\Https\AllowTLS1
Network Component > HTTP(s)

Q1140100: Is there some kind of tracing possible with Network Component? I want this for troubleshooting purposes.
You can use the 'LogFile' property of the Http object, to enable Network Component's trace option. If you need further logging, you can enable the logging option of the WinHTTP library of the OS. You can do this by using the 'winhttptracecfg.exe' resource utility: WINHTTPTRACECFG.EXE -e 1 - l c:\temp\winhttptrace.log
Network Component > HTTP(s)

Q1140020: Is it possible to send HTTP POST requests using your component?
Yes this is possible. Just set the 'UsePost' property to TRUE, and fill the 'PostData' property with the data you want to send. You could also have a look at the Manual, HTTP-POST section.
Network Component > HTTP(s)

Q1140210: Can I use an alternate port to access the proxy server?
You can specify the port number directly after the hostname of the proxy server in the 'ProxyServer' property like this:
Network Component > HTTP(s)

Q1140010: Which HTTP versions are supported?
HTTP versions 1.0 and 1.1 are supported by the component. The 0.9 version of the protocol is not supported. In version 0.9 of the HTTP protocol, responses without an HTTP header are allowed.
Network Component > HTTP(s)

Q1140200: I Want to send the HTTP requests through a proxy server. Can I use the Microsoft Internet Explorer connections settings for this?
No, the Http object makes use of the WINHTTP libraries which do not support these settings. You have to specifiy the setting either manually using the 'ProxyServer', 'ProxyAccount' or 'ProxyPassword' or using the 'proxycfg.exe' system tool.
Network Component > HTTP(s)

Q1140040: Which authentication schemes can be used by password protected websites and proxy servers?
The following authentications schemes are supported: Basic Digest NTLM Negotiate Kerberos Microsoft Passport
Network Component > HTTP(s)

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