Seach for encrypted socket wrapper

garabik-news-2005-05 at garabik-news-2005-05 at
Tue Jun 2 09:44:40 EDT 2009

Hans Müller <HeinTest at> wrote:
> Hello experts,
> I'm looking for secure way to pass messages from a python program to a c-library in both ways.
> This scenario is given:
> display client                                          Calculation module in COBOL (yes, big, old but it works well)
> (python, wxpython)      <- Network connection ->        C-Lib beeing called from COBOL to communicaty with
>                                                        display client
> The network connection should be encrypted. And fail save.
> Has someone an idea what to use ?
> I have had a short look on xml rpc which can run over a https server but this seems quite fat.
> Better ideas ?!

Standard TCP connection, forwarded via stunnel or ssh, Should be no brainer if the
COBOL side is running on a reasonably modern unix.

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