[stunnel-users] Server vs Client Behavior
Michal.Trojnara at mobi-com.net
Wed Sep 26 20:32:17 CEST 2007
On Wednesday 26 September 2007 18:07, bear at bears.org wrote:
> I was wondering -- is stunnel asymmetric between client and server use?
> If I use stunnel to create a tunnel, with one stunnel doing the client
> side and another doing the server side, is it reasonable that the client
> side would more heavily load the CPU than the server side given the same
> hardware? Thanks!
There is an asymmetry of CPU utilization during the initial key negotiation.
Fortunately due to SSL session caching it has no practical impact, as
subsequent connections can reuse negotiated keys.
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