[stunnel-users] Re (2): Problems with stunnel and cox.net on Windows 7

Carter Browne cbcs at comcast.net
Thu Jan 18 20:11:05 CET 2018


You should check your hosts file in \windows\system32\drivers\etc.

Make sure it has an entry:

127.0.0.1    localhost

The text claims it doesn't need it, but it doesn't hurt to have it, and 
I'm not sure I totally believe the text.

Carter



On 1/18/2018 1:55 PM, Phil Smith III wrote:
> Oh, the logging works--it just doesn't like it there in the file. I have it earlier and it's fine.
> --------------
>
> C:\Users\phsiii>ls -ld \temp\stunnel-log.txt
> -rw-r--r-- 1 phsiii None 266835 Jan 18 08:52 \temp\stunnel-log.txt
>
> # That's Cygwin ls -- remember, this is Windows 7
>
> C:\Users\phsiii>nslookup localhost
> Server:  UnKnown
> Address:  2001:4860:4860::8888
>
> *** UnKnown can't find localhost: No response from server
>
> # Windows nslookup (per "which nslookup")
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> Odd.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: stunnel-users [mailto:stunnel-users-bounces at stunnel.org] On Behalf Of peter at easthope.ca
> Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2018 1:13 PM
> To: stunnel-users at stunnel.org
> Subject: [stunnel-users] Re (2): Problems with stunnel and cox.net on Windows 7
>
> From:	"Phil Smith III" <phs3stuff at cox.net>
> Date:	Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:47:47 -0500
>> while the output= wasn't accepted (it said it wasn't valid there),
> Does the file exist?  If not, can stunnel create it?
> Can you read it with an editor.  Can you write into it interactively?
>
> What does "ls -ld C:\temp\stunnel-log.txt" or Win equivalent give?
>
>> changing 127.0.0.1 to localhost seems to have fixed it!
> What does "nslookup localhost" report?
>
> Regards,        ... P.
>
>
>

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