[stunnel-users] Using stunnel to add https to a webserver that doesn't have ssl setup

Jochen Bern Jochen.Bern at LINworks.de
Tue Oct 30 20:14:33 CET 2012

On 30.10.2012 20:06, Michael Avanessian wrote:
> Normally, I could do this a few different ways (provided my webserver had ssl 
> added to it natively in a normal way)
> 1. webserver URL Rewrite plugin
> 2. webserver redirect plugin
> 3: <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0; url=https://mywebsite.com">
> For  whatever reason, I'm having all sorts of weird  issues when trying the 
> three methods above if I use stunnel for ssl  instead of using the webserver's 
> builtin ssl.

Please note that traffic coming out of the stunnel looks - and actually
*is* - just as port-80-ish to the actual webserver as native HTTP
requests do, so unless you take special measures to break the loop, the
webserver will try to (re-)redirect *that, too*.

								J. Bern
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