Monthly Archives: April 2016 Connections While Browsing? – That’s Network Solution’s OCSP Server

If you see connections to while browsing some web site, there’s no need to worry. This connection is done when the browser needs to talk to Network Solution’s Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) server, while getting a the revocation status of an digital certificate.

Here’s how showed up in my network log:

I think can appear in the browser’s status bar to saying something like “Waiting for” or “Connecting to”. was created back in January 31st 2005. The domain expires January 31st 2019.