HTTPS

Monte Goulding monte at sweattechnologies.com
Wed Nov 6 22:05:18 CET 2013


On 07/11/2013, at 7:52 AM, kee nethery <kee at kagi.com> wrote:

> I’m trying to imagine how you would set up an HTTPS connection to a server through a proxy. The whole point of an HTTPS connection is to prevent a man-in-the-middle attack and a proxy is a prime example of a man-in-the-middle attack.
> 
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/516323/https-connections-over-proxy-servers

There's a protocol called CONNECT. It doesn't look that complicated but it's not in libURL.

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