How to Find the OpenSSL Version Number

OpenSSL provides you with a secure encryption option for your Internet web host server. OpenSSL allows you to add security for your website, which is essential for webmasters who run a website that requires private information from users. This is a beneficial feature when requiring financial, medical or other information. The OpenSSL version you implement can be found in the Windows command line utility.

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OpenSSL provides security for your website's users.

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Click the Windows "Start" button and type "cmd" into the search text box. Press "Enter" to open your Windows command line.

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Type "openssl /?" to view a list of options for the command line utility. This also shows you the proper syntax for the command.

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Type "openssl version" and press "Enter." The OpenSSL version is displayed in the Windows command line utility.