Stunnel Configuration

Posted on 2010-11-29
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I am trying to map my skydrive account to a drive letter in Windows XP Pro.

I have a suspision that Windows XP has a limitation in mapping UNC paths using SSL.

I have therefore been trying to configure stunnel to handle the SSL connection.

I have failed at doing this. I get the error stunnel 4.34 on win 32 (not configured) Error
I have included the code from my stunnel.conf.txt file and my error message.

These are the two websites I have been refering to to try to make this work.

I can map the drive without the @ssl and be able to view the files but cannot edit or create files. Obviously I want full access to the share.

Can you please help me figure out Stunnel.

; Sample stunnel configuration file by Michal Trojnara 2002-2006

; Some options used here may not be adequate for your particular configuration

; Certificate/key is needed in server mode and optional in client mode

; The default certificate is provided only for testing and should not

; be used in a production environment

cert = stunnel.pem

;key = stunnel.pem

; Some performance tunings

socket = l:TCP_NODELAY=1

socket = r:TCP_NODELAY=1

; Workaround for Eudora bug


; Authentication stuff

;verify = 0

; Don't forget to c_rehash CApath

;CApath = certs

; It's often easier to use CAfile

;CAfile = certs.pem

; Don't forget to c_rehash CRLpath

;CRLpath = crls

; Alternatively you can use CRLfile

;CRLfile = crls.pem

; Some debugging stuff useful for troubleshooting

;debug = 7

;output = stunnel.log

; Use it for client mode

;client = yes

; Service-level configuration


accept  = 995

connect = 110


accept  = 993

connect = 143


accept  = 465

connect = 25


;accept  = 443

;connect = 80

;TIMEOUTclose = 0

; vim:ft=dosini


accept = 80

connect =

TIMEOUTclose = 0

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Question by:beatified
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Accepted Solution

JohnThePro earned 500 total points
ID: 34270594
It looks like there a few "commented" lines you need to remove.

On line 18, remove the semi-colon from the beginning of the line.
Remove the semi-colon from the beginning of line 33 as well.

Then start stunnel, and try to connect again. Let me know how this goes!

Author Comment

ID: 34313374
Of course it helps to remove the comments. hehe :)

It started properly but I'm going to try it with skydrive now.

Author Comment

ID: 34313451
cant get Skydrive to work with it but no biggy I found major issues with copying files over the mapped drive anyway.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 34314186
Answered my question but didn't solve my problem but thats not his fault I had other issues that I've given up on because I have seen some issues with doing things this way.

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