OpenSSL requirements

This topic lists the required versions of OpenSSL for the various operating systems.


For additional information about OpenSSL, see Synergex KnowledgeBase article 100001979.

The following Synergy/DE features require OpenSSL. Before installing OpenSSL, consult the documentation pertaining to the feature you plan to use for details on where the OpenSSL libraries should be installed and whether you need to set any environment variables or paths.


Synergy/DE 10.3.3 supports OpenSSL version 1.0.*x. Connectivity Series supports version 1.x.


For Synergy/DE 10.3.3, you should use the version of OpenSSL that comes from the vendor and is specific to your UNIX platform and version. The OpenSSL shared libraries required by Synergy/DE are and, where #.#.# is the version number, e.g., 1.0.1.

Connectivity Series supports version 1.x of OpenSSL.

Synergy/DE features that use OpenSSL will display an error if the correct version cannot be found. If you are in doubt as to whether you have the correct version for the features you want to use, run one of the following commands:

ldd $DBLDIR/bin/ 
ldd $DBLDIR/bin/


Synergy/DE 10.3.3 supports HPE SSL1 version 1.0‑2C and higher (which is based on OpenSSL 1.0.2 C). SSL1 requires HP OpenVMS 8.4 or higher or VSI OpenVMS 8.4‑2L or higher. On HP OpenVMS 8.4 and VSI OpenVMS 8.4‑2L, the runtime support files are SYNSSLLIB.EXE and HTTPSLIB.EXE.

Connectivity Series supports HPE SSL1 version 1.0‑2C and higher. The runtime support file is VTXSSL.EXE.