varnish with ssl

Michael Fischer michael at
Thu Apr 8 01:11:42 CEST 2010

On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 2:30 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at> wrote:

>>(1) stunnel doesn't scale particularly well, and can't scale across
>>multiple CPUs in any event;
> There are other SSL proxies than stunnel.

I'm not aware of any that both do what stunnel does and is more
scalable.  Any examples?

>>Is GNU TLS any better? I've not used it.
> Not significantly, and furthermore, we try very hard to stay clear
> of GPL code, in order to not encumber Varnish with a multiple incompatible
> licenses.

It's LGPL, for the record.


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