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Re: Socks5 support over TLS

From: Daniel Stenberg via curl-users <>
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 08:20:15 +0100 (CET)

On Thu, 26 Mar 2020, Anand Sridharan via curl-users wrote:

> I am interested to know if there any newer versions that provide any support
> for socksv5 proxy with tls handshake and send/receive on ssl sockets. I
> checked current implementation it doesn't seem to support that.

I'm not aware of any server side support for SOCKS5 over TLS, and no curl
doesn't either...

> Is there any quick way of trying to enable tls over socks5?

For the server side, I suppose you can run stunnel. For the curl side, I
imagine you need to add the TLS handshake handling between the TCP connect and
the SOCKS5 negotiation.

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Received on 2020-03-27