[stunnel-users] Incoming port ignored

Ludolf Holzheid lholzheid at bihl-wiedemann.de
Wed Mar 30 14:12:23 CEST 2016

On Wed, 2016-03-30 07:01:29 -0500, Josealf.rm wrote:
> Ivan,
> When you say you configure your AV-scanner to listen on localhost, how do you do it? Which ports does AV-scanner listen to? You can't have both stunnel and Avira listening on the same ports on the same interface. 
> Check your traffic flow. It should be something like:
> Client -> Avira -> stunnel -> provider.
> Only the connection stunnel-provider will be encrypted.

I thought the virus scanners are intercepting the network traffic
between TCP/IP stack and Ethernet driver and thus don't have to do
anything with TCP ports.

If the virus scanner would work as an IP application (as stunnel
does), the viruses had to cooperate with the scanner in order to be



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