[stunnel-users] running as a windows service

Andrew Schulman andrex at alumni.utexas.net
Mon May 10 15:29:13 CEST 2010

> I downloaded and ran the windows binary 4.33.
> When I use the stunnel.pem it runs fine as a service.
> I created my own pem ( using Openssl on OpenSolaris ) and it won't run
> now as a service.  I get a timeout message.
> If I then uninstall it as a service, and run it as an application, it works.
> Ideas on getting to run as a service with my pem?
> The log says nothing of note.

Is SYSTEM the owner of your pem file?  I don't know for sure with stunnel,
but I've set up autossh as a system service in Cygwin, and for that to work
SYSTEM has to be the owner of any ssh keys, or the service fails with
obscure error messages.

Good luck,

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