[stunnel-users] Stunnel question

Colin McKinnon colin at mms3.com
Wed Oct 6 10:12:19 CEST 2004

On Wednesday 06 October 2004 00:17, Rick Cone, Secure Payment Systems wrote:
> I use Stunnel as a server that connects locally to a port with an
> application running (called Mlink).  The software on that port will only
> allow 1 connection on the port at a time, not achieving a (true) socket
> server environment.  Does anyone know of a piece of software (like a load
> balancer) that would accept connections on a specific port (from Stunnel in
> this case...), and then round-robin connections (or something thereof) to a
> set of ports?

(I guess you're using *nix - you didn't say)

I suspect it would be really simple to script this using [x]inetd + netcat. 
Certainly easier to build a test rig than to work out whether it should work 
on paper.

There are also several standalone load balancers out there - some may be 
capable of routing to different ports on the same host. Try some of:



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