System Requirements - Windows

SafeSquid for Windows depends upon library based functions provided by Native Windows ports of the technologies that SafeSquid for Linux uses. These are fulfilled by a few dll files, detailed below, that are included in the installation package.


System Libraries Package Description
libeay32.dll libeay32.dll contains encryption functions which allow for coded communications over networks. This file is open source and is used in many open source programs to help with SSL communication.
libssl32.dll libssl32.dll is a OpenSSL Shared Library belonging to The OpenSSL Toolkit from The OpenSSL Project,
nsldap32v50.dll nsldap32v50.dll provides the LDAP connectivity to ADS / LDAP servers. It is used by many programs for LDAP authentication.
pthreadVC2.dll pthreadVC2.dll is Posix Threads Implementation for Windows environment. Many software that have a multi-threaded architecture, and originally created for Linux, use this.
zlib.dll zlib.dll provides the compression / decompression functions for safesquid. zlib was written by Jeanloup Gailly (compression) and Mark Adler (decompression).
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