Remember, CIPE uses UDP with packet-oriented semantics. HTTPTunnel doesn't
appear to tunnel UDP. Also, unless the proxy was able to ensure the complete
transmission of full packets (not partials), there would probably be a higher
than acceptable error rate due to retransmits by the applications and/or the
On Wednesday 26 June 2002 03:34 pm, Kent Hundley wrote:
> Have you tried httptunnel? It works on both Windows and Linux:
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> Subject: CIPE over HTTPS proxies.
> Hi all,
> I'm thinking of modifying CIPE so that it can be run over HTTPS proxies.
> anyone know of such or other CIPE over TCP modifications attempts? Please
> let me
> The reason for doing this is that I want to setup an true IP tunnel between
> a W2K
> machine, which resides behind a very strict firewall, and linux server, on
> a public IP. Using the HTTPS proxy ensures an unmodified and uninspected
> and creating outbound TCP conections via HTTPS proxies is simple. CIPE is
> only complete tunneling sw, with source code that supports booth W2K and
> I know there are reasons not to tunnel CIPE over TCP, but in my senario its
> only chance. It could work with PPTP over SSH over HTTPS proxy or something
> similar also but that is not as neat as a CIPE solution would be.
> Any feedback regarding this is apreciated.
> Ulf EKlund.