ssl_ciphers for speed

ktm at ktm at
Sun May 6 18:59:52 UTC 2012

On Sun, May 06, 2012 at 02:50:58PM +0530, Sparsh Gupta wrote:
> Thanks, I dont have AES support in my processor and I tried doing some
> benchmarks with the suggested cipher
> I saw very negligible improvement unfortunately. Is this is the best my
> processor can do? Or is there any thing else I can tweak in my machine (and
> nginx) to improve SSL connections speed
> Thanks
> Sparsh Gupta

If you are using RC4 that is pretty much the best that you can do with
respect to encryption speed. It sounds like the slow part is not the
SSL/TLS encryption.


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