Perl - SSL Check

Discussion created by chris.naude on Mar 19, 2011

A while ago we had a consultant out here. He saw this SSL probe that I created and seemed to think it was worth posting. It's based on code from It can handle HTTPS, IMAPS, LDAPS, SMTP and even cert file downloads. It supports QoS so that you can display all of your SSL expirations on a dashboard. I think it's pretty slick. Hopefully someone else will like it.


It requires openssl which can be downloaded from

It also requires perl. I use 5.10 from