[stunnel-users] Connecting stunnels

Ludolf Holzheid lholzheid at bihl-wiedemann.de
Thu Mar 31 17:21:47 CEST 2016


On Thu, 2016-03-31 10:39:03 -0400, Carter Browne wrote:
> [..]
> 
> I didn't ask the reason why in this case - I have had instances where I  
> wanted the communication to be encrypted, but I count not go directly  
> from Host1 to Host3.  If he can go directly from Host1 to Host3, then  
> your configuration is correct.  However, in these days of firewalls,  
> network segmentation, etc. the direct path may not be available or 
> desired.

Carter,

I was wondering if there is a reason for the two separately encrypted
connections.  I had the impression, an end-to-end-encryption and a
port forwarder on Host2 was easier to set up (and more resource
conserving), but this may be a matter of taste ...

Ludolf

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