[stunnel-users] Stunnel 4.26 - AIX 5.3

Lars Kruse lists at sumpfralle.de
Thu Jan 22 22:17:01 CET 2009

Hi Claus,

> I'm not sure why the stunnel process dies for you.

maybe I am wrong, but I could imagine, that this issue is related to the
behaviour that I described in my mail to this list (sent on the 10th of

> I have several processes running using config files similar to what I
> included earlier. We generally create one config file per service. So if I
> was to run an TSSL service like you then I'd have a config file
> called /etc/stunnel/stunnel_tssl.conf ... and the service is started
> from /etc/inittab with a line like this:
> stunnel_tssl:2:once:/usr/local/bin/stunnel /etc/stunnel/stunnel_tssl.conf
> >/dev/console
> I haven't experienced any problems with the stunnel process not staying
> alive... And the process I started early this morning on my test box is still
> alive:
> clund at prod-db-2:/home/clund
>  $ ps -ef|grep stunnel
>   nobody 1233036       1   0 08:15:28      -
> 0:00 /usr/local/bin/stunnel /etc/stunnel/stunnel_tssl.conf

I guess, the initial /sbin/init is not connected to a terminal - thus the "tty"
column is always empty in your setup.
Could you try to run stunnel from a terminal instead?

Or am I completely off-track?


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