SSL Support in Gold 4.xx

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Re: SSL Support in Gold 4.xx

Postby dranks_game » Sun Apr 26, 2020 8:05 pm

I am getting "Could not load SSL Library" when attempting to run the server with SSL enabled. I created self-signed cert (.pfx) and extracted a key and cert with OpenSSL. I also added the required dll files. Any ideas what I've done wrong?
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Re: SSL Support in Gold 4.xx

Postby Kent Briggs » Sun Apr 26, 2020 8:22 pm

Did you put the DLL files into the program folder where PMServer.exe is installed? Are you running the 64-bit version of Poker Mavens? If so make sure you are using the 64-bit DLLs, otherwise you must use the 32-bit DLLs. Link for both are in the FAQ at http://www.briggsoft.com/pmfaq.htm
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Re: SSL Support in Gold 4.xx

Postby cranky » Mon Apr 27, 2020 4:35 am

Kent Briggs wrote:
Tommyboy13 wrote:I think it's simply mismatched "http" vs "https" somewhere in the skin code.


That's probably it because once you enable SSL in Poker Mavens you cannot access it via http. It has to be https.

Thank you for the utility and instructions. Is it possible to forward from HTTP to HTTPS? I assume that since the software is running its own server, the step would need to be done internally. This would save everyone from having to type "https://siteexample.com:8087". They could simply use: "siteexample.com:8087".
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Re: SSL Support in Gold 4.xx

Postby Kent Briggs » Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:13 am

cranky wrote:Thank you for the utility and instructions. Is it possible to forward from HTTP to HTTPS?


Yes, using my HTTP Redirect Utility:

http://www.briggsoft.com/docs/pmavens/Utilities.htm#redirect
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Re: SSL Support in Gold 4.xx

Postby cranky » Mon Apr 27, 2020 4:08 pm

Kent Briggs wrote:
cranky wrote:Thank you for the utility and instructions. Is it possible to forward from HTTP to HTTPS?


Yes, using my HTTP Redirect Utility:

http://www.briggsoft.com/docs/pmavens/Utilities.htm#redirect

Brilliant! Thank you
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Re: SSL Support in Gold 4.xx

Postby shuffleup » Wed May 06, 2020 1:47 pm

Kent Briggs wrote:Did you put the DLL files into the program folder where PMServer.exe is installed? Are you running the 64-bit version of Poker Mavens? If so make sure you are using the 64-bit DLLs, otherwise you must use the 32-bit DLLs. Link for both are in the FAQ at http://www.briggsoft.com/pmfaq.htm


Hi Kent,

FYI, if you're running the 32-bit version of your app but on 64-bit Windows the 32-bit OpenSSL DDLs need to be placed in C:\Windows\SysWOW64 rather than C:\Windows\System32
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Re: SSL Support in Gold 4.xx

Postby Kent Briggs » Wed May 06, 2020 1:56 pm

shuffleup wrote:FYI, if you're running the 32-bit version of your app but on 64-bit Windows the 32-bit OpenSSL DDLs need to be placed in C:\Windows\SysWOW64 rather than C:\Windows\System32


The first place the software will look for them is in the program folder where PMServer.exe is installed. That's where they should be placed.
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Re: SSL Support in Gold 4.xx

Postby shuffleup » Wed May 06, 2020 4:26 pm

Kent Briggs wrote:
shuffleup wrote:FYI, if you're running the 32-bit version of your app but on 64-bit Windows the 32-bit OpenSSL DDLs need to be placed in C:\Windows\SysWOW64 rather than C:\Windows\System32


The first place the software will look for them is in the program folder where PMServer.exe is installed. That's where they should be placed.


Thanks Kent. I went by the instructions in the Administrator guide. Perhaps those can be updated:

"SSL encryption - Select Yes to use an encrypted connection between your server and all clients (connection begins with https instead of http). You must obtain an SSL certificate for your domain to enable this feature and have the OpenSSL files ssleay32.dll and libeay32.dll installed on your system. If these two files are not already in your \Windows\System32\ folder then check the Poker Mavens FAQ File for download and installation instructions.This feature is only available in the Pro and Gold versions of Poker Mavens."

Link: http://www.briggsoft.com/docs/pmavens/PMHelp.htm
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Re: SSL Support in Gold 4.xx

Postby Kent Briggs » Wed May 06, 2020 4:44 pm

shuffleup wrote:If these two files are not already in your \Windows\System32\ folder then check the Poker Mavens FAQ File for download and installation instructions.


Yeah I need to change that. Thanks.
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Re: SSL Support in Gold 4.xx

Postby Bojik » Sun Jun 27, 2021 4:28 pm

Just installed ssl for the poker server and it is working with a redirect for the http address to the https address in godaddy.
But API access and remote admin access are not working.
Any thoughts?
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