[stunnel-users] zlib compression

Oleg Ivanov saruman at unigsm.com
Mon May 9 19:17:18 CEST 2005

Michal Trojnara wrote:

>> Oleg,
>> 1. How did you measure the traffic?
>> Stunnel only reports the application data, not the
encrypted/compressed data
>> that is actually sent to a socket.

I've used trafshow to see the actual data sent through network interface.

>> 2. Can your data be compressed?
>> For example gif/jpeg/avi/mpeg usually can't be compressed.

Sure, I've made stunneled connection between my mail client and SMTP on
server and sent through it e-mail with big text attachments. For
example, if gzipped this email becomes 10 times smaller.

Best Regards, Oleg Ivanov.

-- Oleg Ivanov mailto: saruman at unigsm.com

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