How is symm. Algorithm chosen in SSL?

From: Frank Sauer (
Date: 07/18/04

Date: 18 Jul 2004 13:15:04 GMT

Hi there!

Can anybody tell me how server and client decide, with symmetric algorithm
is used in SSL? And which are at the moment implemented? Any reliable


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