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Manual Reference Pages  -  NET::PROXY::CONNECTOR::CONNECT_SSL (3)

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NAME

Net::Proxy::Connector::connect_ssl - Create SSL/CONNECT tunnels through HTTP proxies

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS



    # sample proxy using Net::Proxy::Connector::tcp
    #                and Net::Proxy::Connector::connect_ssl
    use Net::Proxy;

    # listen on localhost:6789
    # and proxy to remotehost:9876 through proxy.company.com:8080
    # using the given credentials
    my $proxy = Net::Proxy->new(
        in  => { type => tcp, port => 6789 },
        out => {
            type        => connect_ssl,
            host        => remotehost,
            port        => 9876,
            proxy_host  => proxy.company.com,
            proxy_port  => 8080,
            proxy_user  => jrandom,
            proxy_pass  => s3kr3t,
            proxy_agent => Mozilla/4.04 (X11; I; SunOS 5.4 sun4m),
        },
    );
    $proxy->register();

    Net::Proxy->mainloop();



DESCRIPTION

Net::Proxy::Connecter::connect_ssl is a Net::Proxy::Connector that uses the HTTP CONNECT method to ask the proxy to create a tunnel to an outside server. The data is then encrypted using SSL.

Obviously, you’ll need a server that understands SSL (or a proxy using Net::Proxy::Connector::ssl) at the other end.

This connector is only an out connector.

In addition to the options listed below, this connector accepts all SSL_... options to IO::Socket::SSL. They are transparently passed through to the appropriate IO::Socket::SSL methods when upgrading the socket to SSL.

CONNECTOR OPTIONS

Net::Proxy::Connector::connect_ssl accepts the following options:

out

host The destination host.
port The destination port.
proxy_host The web proxy name or address.
proxy_port The web proxy port.
proxy_user The authentication username for the proxy.
proxy_pass The authentication password for the proxy.
proxy_agent The user-agent string to use when connecting to the proxy.

METHODS

The Net::Proxy::Connector::connect_ssl connector has an extra method, obtained from Net::Proxy::Connector::ssl:

    upgrade_SSL



    $connector->upgrade_SSL( $sock )



This method will upgrade a cleartext socket to SSL. If the socket is already in SSL, it will carp().

AUTHOR

Philippe ’BooK’ Bruhat, <book@cpan.org>.

HISTORY

Because Net::Proxy blocks when it tries to connect to itself, it wasn’t possible to pass an SSL-encrypted connection through a proxy with a single script: you needed one for the SSL encapsulation, and another one for bypassing the proxy with the CONNECT HTTP method.

See Net::Proxy::Connector::connect and Net::Proxy::Connector::ssl for details.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2007-2014 Philippe ’BooK’ Bruhat, All Rights Reserved.

LICENSE

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.
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