Using the OpenSSL command to Test the SSL Certificate
Testing SSL with your certificate using s_client | techdrawer Oct 07, 2014 bash - How can I use openssl to get results from HTTP GET The openssl command does not terminate because the web server didn't close the connection. Remember that by default HTTP keeps connections open after each request as a performance optimization. Once one request finishes, another request can be sent over the same connection, rather than closing and reopening a new connection.
May 17, 2014
OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability scanner - Use Cases. This tool attempts to identify servers vulnerable to the OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160). When such a server is discovered, the tool also provides a memory dump from the affected server.