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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.

http://windowslive.com/Connect/Post/11b12fa3-34fc-41d8-acc6-d92d09d6a85a
http://devwfb.blogspot.com/2008/07/how-to-map-https-only-web-folder-to.html

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.

Stuart
; 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
;options = DONT_INSERT_EMPTY_FRAGMENTS

; 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

[pop3s]
accept  = 995
connect = 110

[imaps]
accept  = 993
connect = 143

[ssmtp]
accept  = 465
connect = 25

;[https]
;accept  = 443
;connect = 80
;TIMEOUTclose = 0

; vim:ft=dosini

[psuedo-https]
accept = 80
connect = docs.live.net:443
TIMEOUTclose = 0

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

It started properly but I'm going to try it with skydrive now.
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cant get Skydrive to work with it but no biggy I found major issues with copying files over the mapped drive anyway.
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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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