"Designed to work as an SSL encryption wrapper"
If you want to encrypt your transmissions to make sure no one intercepts your communications, you can use Stunnel to create a SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption wrapper when you connect to a remote client or server.
Here’s what you need to know about Stunnel:
- It’s commonly used to add the SSL protocol to daemons like IMAP, POP3, POP2 in order to secure email communication without adding any additional code in the existing programs
- It can be used with any inetd daemons, not only those responsible for emails
- Relies on OpenSSL and SSleay libraries, so it can use any algorithm included for encryption
- It can be used in multi-threading environments (support for Fork, Pthread and Ucontext)
- In order to minimize the load, it can share it between multiple servers
- Compresses the packets for faster transfers
- Support for IP version 6 (and earlier)
Download Stunnel if you want to easily encrypt communications without making any changes to the code of the programs you already have installed.
Updated27 Nov 2017
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