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  1. Core Server
  2. SERVER-29917

Alias server options starting with 'ssl' to parameters starting with 'tls'

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      Platforms 2018-06-18, Platforms 2018-07-02, Platforms 2018-07-16

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      Today to start the server with TLS, you may run a command like:

      ./mongod --sslMode requireSSL --sslPEMKeyFile server.pem
      

      This is slightly misleading, because the server does not speak SSL, which is a deprecated protocol. We should have aliases to equivalent options which use the name "tls". This will make users understand and feel better about their security posture.

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