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Re: iptables port forwarding



On Mon, Nov 11, 2002 at 03:22:14PM +0000, Siraj 'Sid' Rakhada wrote:
> I live behind such a fascist firewall, but as I don't use port 443 on my 
> home lan, I have redirected that host to elsewhere. It's probably better 
> anyway, as some sites trap port 80 traffic and make it go via a web proxy 
> (though the 443 solution is not immune either).

Isn't 'most' https traffic an encrypted, binary stream.  Aside from
initial negotiation, I guess.  How can this be transparently proxied?
How would it even be useful, since the data is encrypted and cannot be
cached?

-rob

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