[stunnel-users] hiding a proxy that appear like a web server?

Michael Renner michael.renner at gmx.de
Sat Jan 3 22:38:37 CET 2009

On Sunday 07 December 2008, Michael Renner wrote:
> Moin,
> I want to use stunnel (in conjunction with prtunnel) to reach my own proxy
> server out of a restricted network.
> The normal stunnel connection works so far without a problem. But I am
> looking for a possibility that this connection (reaching the endpoint of
> stunnel with my proxy server behind) appears like a normal webserver (maybe
> with just one simple index.html) to others.

for the archive: I found a solution with some help from Tobias Dussa:

The client use a certificate, a script at the server side check the variable  
SSL_CLIENT_DN for its correctness and decide if it should act as a proxy or 
as a web server

For details check my (only german) doumentation at 

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