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Re: [Openvpn-users] Re: Re: openvpn-2 tap and nat - understanding problem [solved]


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Re: Re: openvpn-2 tap and nat - understanding problem [solved]
  • From: Charles Duffy <cduffy@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2005 20:18:52 -0600

On Sat, 2005-01-15 at 03:08 +0100, Konrad Karl wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 04:33:11PM -0600, Charles Duffy wrote:
> > On Fri, 2005-01-14 at 21:31 +0100, Konrad Karl wrote:
> > > PS: is there any thinkable way to share tcp port 443
> > > (apache, openvpn) ? 
> > 
> > Use HTTP CONNECT method proxying to let Apache forward connections to
> > OpenVPN.
> 
> unfortunately  clients exist who can only connect via http(s) proxy on
> port 443. (usually ports other than 443 the proxy requires to speak
> http - GET, POST etc)

CONNECT requests are valid HTTP. They're reserved in RFC 2616 and
specified in RFC 2817. (Granted, it's possible that some proxies could
be configured not to allow them, but it's certainly not unheard of for
them to be allowed).



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