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From Konstantin Kolinko <>
Subject Re: [OT] Tunneling an arbitrary protocol via SSL/TLS
Date Tue, 10 Sep 2013 12:03:50 GMT
> Somewhat off-topic, but I was wondering if anyone knew of any package
> or technique that could be used to tunnel an arbitrary protocol via TLS?
> In this particular case, I need to wrap HTTP in TLS (to make HTTPS :)
> without modifying the source of the client -- and the client does not
> support HTTPS. :(
> So far, I've come up with the following possibilities:
> 2. Use an HTTP proxy. This obviously wouldn't support an "arbitrary"
> protocol, but I think it would get the job done. Any suggestions for
> simply and free proxy software? About all I need to do is configure a
> client SSL certificate.

Apache HTTPD can be configured as a proxy for remote HTTPS server.

You will need mod_proxy (ProxyPass https://otherserver/) and mod_ssl
(SSLProxyEngine on).

I never used authentication by client certificate there, but it looks
that it is possible (SSLProxyMachineCertificateFile).

Best regards,
Konstantin Kolinko

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