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SILC (Secure Internet Live Conferencing) is a protocol which provides secure Internet conferencing services over insecure channels. It superficially resembles IRC, although they are very different internally. The purpose of SILC is to provide secure conferencing services. Strong cryptographic methods are used to secure all traffic, and all messages are encrypted and authenticated. The SILC also supports secure file transferring. There is the SILC Client for end users, the SILC Server for system administrators, and the SILC Toolkit for application developers.
DocumentationUser FAQ available in HTML format from http://silcnet.org/?page=faq; User README available in HTML format from http://silcnet.org/docs/README; Developer's reference manual available in HTML format from http://silcnet.org/docs/toolkit; See also http://silcnet.org/?page=docs for a complete list of documentation
- IRC Help channel
- IRC development channel
released on 8 April 2005
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2orlater||Janet Casey||28 February 2002|
Leaders and contributors
|See the CREDITS file in the distribution for a complete list||Contributor|
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://silcnet.org/?page=cvs|
|Developer||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/silc-devel|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 8 April 2005.
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