[stunnel-users] older browsers, stunnel and privoxy

Yyy yyy at yyy.id.lv
Sun Dec 9 08:09:13 CET 2018

What do you mean by dynamic address proxy?

On December 8, 2018 12:39:26 AM EET, kovacs janos <kovacsjanosfasz at gmail.com> wrote:
>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
>>> forwards unsecured traffic to port 25 locally. The mail server sees
>>> 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
>> (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
>> to, stunnnel config file will need an entry;
>> in browser it will not be possible to use DNS names (all servers will
>> to be addressed as
>> where "someport", is port assigned in stunnel conf server entry
>> statement), so most links in webpages will not work.
>> It may be feasible for small number of servers, which does not links
>> external resources.
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