EXTERNAL: How to setup stunnel für SMTP over STARTTL S (and not pure SSL)?

Ben Stover bxstover at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Oct 16 17:07:30 CEST 2013


Sorry, I went to the webpage  with the link you mentioned.
There I searched for STARTTLS but NO (!) occurence was found.

What does protocol (here = smtp) to do with the security handshare type (here = STARTTLS).


On Wed, 16 Oct 2013 13:10:29 +0000, Bucci, David G wrote:

>Oh, meant to add - look at the "protocol" option, documented here:  http://www.stunnel.org/static/stunnel.html


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Bucci, David G 
>Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 8:54 AM
>To: 'Ben Stover'; Stunnel Users
>Subject: RE: EXTERNAL: How to setup stunnel für SMTP over STARTTLS (and not pure SSL)?

>https://www.stunnel.org/pipermail/stunnel-users/2011-April/003060.html

>Yes, it's supported. (you'll get a cert error on that connect, ironically)

>-----Original Message-----
>From: stunnel-users [mailto:stunnel-users-bounces at stunnel.org] On Behalf Of Ben Stover
>Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 5:56 AM
>To: Stunnel Users
>Subject: EXTERNAL: How to setup stunnel für SMTP over STARTTLS (and not pure SSL)?

>Assume my mailbox provider offers only SMTP delivery over STARTTLS (and not pure SSL).

>How do I have configure stunnel to cope with this protocol?

>Lets say the remote smtp server would be

>smtp.foobar.com:587

>How would a service section in conf file look like?

>Thank you
>Ben



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