Re: Bug#693310: ITP: spiped -- create secure pipes between socket addresses
On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 8:18 PM, Peter Pentchev wrote:
> Description : create secure pipes between socket addresses
> spiped (pronounced "ess-pipe-dee") is a utility for creating symmetrically
> encrypted and authenticated pipes between socket addresses, so that one may
> connect to one address (e.g., a UNIX socket on localhost) and transparently
> have a connection established to another address (e.g., a UNIX socket on a
> different system). This is similar to 'ssh -L' functionality, but does not
> use SSH and requires a pre-shared symmetric key.
> spipe (pronounced "ess-pipe") is a utility which acts as an spiped protocol
> client (i.e., connects to an spiped daemon), taking input from the standard
> input and writing data read back to the standard output.
Sounds similar to socat, which can connect endpoints (including SSL ones).
stunnel is similar too.