[stunnel-users] Stunnel Won't Start on Linux (even with fixed /etc/default/stunnel)
hal at thresholddigital.com
Tue Mar 7 23:57:57 CET 2006
If I run stunnel as root, it works, but it will NOT work at all if I run
it as a regular user. I don't even get any error messages. Is this
On Tuesday 07 March 2006 15:37, Hal Vaughan wrote:
> I'm trying to start stunnel4 on Linux. I've modified
> the /etc/stunnel/stunnel.conf file so I can use it with RealVNC.
> When I run "stunnel4 /etc/stunnel/stunnel.conf" or
> "/etc/init.d/stunnel4 start", neither command gives me errors or any
> output, even with -d 7 set. After the shell returns control to me, I
> do "ps -ax" and have yet to see any instance of stunnel running.
> There is never a file in /var/run/stunnel to indicate a working
> daemon if I start it as one.
> I have edited /etc/default/stunnel4 to look like this (changed
> ENABLED). I've included it and my /etc/stunnel/stunnel.conf below.
> No matter what I do, there is never any evidence that stunnel is
> staring or doing anything. Even error messages would be a big help,
> so I'd at least know what was wrong.
> Any help appreciated. I'm sure it's something so obvious I don't see
> how I could miss it.
> Thanks for any help.
> # /etc/default/stunnel
> # Julien LEMOINE <speedblue at debian.org>
> # September 2003
> # Change to one to enable stunnel
> # Change to one to enable ppp restart scripts
> CAfile = /etc/stunnel/CAcert.pem
> CApath = /etc/stunnel/
> cert = server.pem
> client = no
> verify = 3
> debug = 7
> accept = 443
> connect = 127.0.0.1:5500
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