[Dovecot] SSL + compression?
johannes at sipsolutions.net
Sat Jun 21 01:13:45 EEST 2008
> > Back to the original question - discount SSH - how do we get
> > compression + SSL out of openssl..
> I don't think it's possible. OpenSSL says, in the NOTES section of
> The TLS standard (or SSLv3) allows the integration of
> compression methods into the communication. The TLS RFC does
> however not specify compression methods or their corresponding
> identifiers, so there is currently no compatible way to
> integrate compression with unknown peers. It is therefore
> currently not recommended to integrate compression into
> applications. Applications for non-public use may agree on
> certain compression methods. Using different compression methods
> with the same identifier will lead to connection failure.
However, there is http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-tls-compression,
but openssl doesn't support that (only zlib and rle)
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