Enable SSL

Game Versions:  RS_Rune_final.png  App_Icon-Circle.png

SSL is a different type of encrypted connection to the RuneScape client's connection.

Enabling SSL allows the client to connect without relying on the usual ports, so it may allow connection through limited internet connections. 

 

Windows

    RS_Rune_final.png        App_Icon-Circle.png         

RuneScape       Old School 


 

RuneScape

 

 

 

1

Head to start and search: 
%USERPROFILE%\jagexcache\jagexlauncher\runescape

2

Open the file called "runescape.prm" in Notepad

3

After the line that says - 

Dcom.jagex.config=https://www.runescape.com/jav_config.ws 


add another line -

Dhttps.protocols=SSLv3

4

Save and close notepad editor. 

 


Old School

 

 

 

1

Head to start and search: 
%USERPROFILE%\jagexcache\jagexlauncher\runescape

2

Open the file called "oldschool.prm" in Notepad

3

After the line that says - 

Dcom.jagex.config=http://oldschool.runescape.com/k=3/l=$(Language:1)/jav_config.ws


add another line -

Dhttps.protocols=SSLv3

4

Save and close notepad editor. 

 


Mac 

 

 

 

1

Open the Terminal

Applications>Utilities>Terminal

2

Type in:

nano /Applications/RuneScape.app/Contents/Info.plist


(This command assumes that the official RuneScape client is located in your Applications folder)

3

This will open the file containing all the java settings for the client.

4

After the line that says -

Dcom.jagex.config=https://www.runescape.com/jav_config.ws

add another line

Dhttps.protocols=SSLv3</string>

 5

Save and close Terminal.

If you are not able to edit the file found above due to this being a read only file, you will need to first unlock this file, using the steps below.

  1. Click on the 'Info.plist' file
  2. In the top bar, click on the 'File' option.
  3. In this menu, click 'Get Info'.
  4. In this window, there will either be a box under 'General' that says 'Locked' which you can uncheck, or, under 'Sharing and Permissions' click the small lock symbol and then ensure that your profile has 'Read and Write' permissions.
  5. Save all permissions and continue with editing the file, adding the line shown in step 4 above.

 

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