[stunnel-users] No Taskbar Icon

Carter Browne cbcs at comcast.net
Wed Sep 24 19:55:40 CEST 2014


Well that explains why it hasn't worked on the more recent versions.  I 
do not see that option in the html file distributed with 5.04, not that 
it matters according to the description you included.

Carter Browne
cbrowne at cbcs-usa.com

On 9/24/2014 1:34 PM, 541401 at gmail.com wrote:
> If you select "allow to interact with desktop" an error will be 
> generated in the event log.  Microsoft has removed the ability for 
> services to interact with the Desktop.  Please see:
>
> "If you allow the service to interact with the desktop, any 
> information that the service displays on the desktop will also be 
> displayed on an interactive user's desktop. A malicious user could 
> then take control of the service or attack it from the interactive 
> desktop. In Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, support for 
> interactive services has been removed to mitigate this security risk;"
>
> http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc756339%28v=ws.10%29.aspx
>
>
> On 09.24.2014 10:15, Pierre DELAAGE wrote:
>> Right, check that the service properties allows it to interact with 
>> the desktop (stunnel service/properties/connection tab)
>>
>> Le 24/09/2014 19:05, 541401 at gmail.com a écrit :
>>> In the case of the server OS, by default, the OS will not allow a 
>>> service to interact with the desktop. If you look at your event 
>>> logs, you will probably find some warnings or errors to this 
>>> effect.  I am not sure about Windows 7, but it might be the same.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 09.24.2014 09:27, Carter Browne wrote:
>>>> I have updated stunnel to version 5.04 on Windows 7 32 & 64 bit, 
>>>> Windows Server 2008R2, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 
>>>> 2012R2 and in no case does the icon appear.    I explicitly set 
>>>> taskbar = yes in the configuration file.
>>>>
>>>
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