[stunnel-users] Stunnel Won't Start on Linux (even with fixed /etc/default/stunnel)
cobalt-users1 at fishnet.co.uk
Wed Mar 8 11:28:52 CET 2006
On 7 Mar 2006 at 17:57, Hal Vaughan wrote:
> More data:
> 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
If you want to bind to a port less than 1024 you have to be root.
This is a linux thing not stunnel.
> 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.
> > Hal
> > -----------------/etc/default/stunnel4------------------------
> > # /etc/default/stunnel
> > # Julien LEMOINE <speedblue at debian.org>
> > # September 2003
> > # Change to one to enable stunnel
> > ENABLED=1
> > FILES="/etc/stunnel/*.conf"
> > OPTIONS=""
> > # Change to one to enable ppp restart scripts
> > PPP_RESTART=0
> > ------------/etc/stunnel/stunnel.conf--------------------
> > CAfile = /etc/stunnel/CAcert.pem
> > CApath = /etc/stunnel/
> > cert = server.pem
> > client = no
> > verify = 3
> > debug = 7
> > [vnc]
> > accept = 443
> > connect = 127.0.0.1:5500
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