[stunnel-users] older browsers, stunnel and privoxy

kovacs janos kovacsjanosfasz at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 23:39:26 CET 2018

if stunnel can only accept from and forward to one address, cant that
be went around by setting a dynamic address proxy on both sides of
stunnel? like:
proxy - stunnel - proxy

although i havent been able to connect to even a single website, but i
didnt try with specifically the IP

On 12/7/18, yyy <yyy at yyy.id.lv> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "kovacs janos" <kovacsjanosfasz at gmail.com>
> To: "Flo Rance" <trourance at gmail.com>
> Cc: <stunnel-users at stunnel.org>
> Sent: Friday, December 07, 2018 2:30 AM
> Subject: Re: [stunnel-users] older browsers, stunnel and privoxy
>> now im really not sure, since the wikipedia page on stunnel also
>> describes the program doing exactly what i need in the Example
>> scenario section:
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stunnel#Example_scenario
>> "Network traffic from the client initially passes over SSL to the
>> stunnel application, which transparently encrypts/decrypts traffic and
>> forwards unsecured traffic to port 25 locally. The mail server sees a
>> non-SSL mail client. "
>> only difference is, i need it to forward "unsecured traffic" to my
>> browser client, not a server. are you all sure its really not
>> possible?
> It is possible with the same limitiations as with server case.
> In case of server, there is one server, which accepts incoming connections
> (unencrypted) and stunnel accepts unencrypted
> connections for that (one) server and decrypts and forwards them. There is
> only one server, which gets connected by stunnel.
> In case of client (browser), for each remote (https) server to be connected
> to, stunnnel config file will need an entry;
> in browser it will not be possible to use DNS names (all servers will have
> to be addressed as
> where "someport", is port assigned in stunnel conf server entry accept
> statement), so most links in webpages will not work.
> It may be feasible for small number of servers, which does not links any
> external resources.
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