Python and SSL

Johny python at hope.cz
Fri Oct 5 07:24:53 CEST 2007


On Oct 5, 3:50 am, John Nagle <na... at animats.com> wrote:
> Johny wrote:
> > Martin and John,
> > Thank you both for your replies
> >  Must I  have OpenSSL imported in my Python program?
> > So far I have been using only SSL  support.
> > Built-in SSL support works OK if I connect from my Python program
> > directly to SSL server ( but not via proxy).
> > L.
>
>      SSL isn't SUPPOSED to work through proxies.  That's the whole point of
> SSL - to prevent somebody in the middle from tapping into the connection.
> Look up "man in the middle attack".
>
>                                      
John,
SSL may not be SUPPOSED to work through proxies but it CAN work.
JAVA is  an example. But I would like to use  Python instead of Java.
And because I have not been  able to make it  I asked here about
OpenSSL.
Regards,
L.




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