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Ok, I am aware nothing will beat manual security configuration through your standard daemon config files, but is it bad practice to configure stunnel for all services on say, a production machine(ldap, nfs, nis) etc? Apart from a bug in the implementation of stunnel, does it really matter? I really like the fact stunnel binds ssl on any arbitrary port, even if the application in question is not natively compatible with openssl.

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You would need to provide more details on your network set up but I would suggest not to overuse the product just because it looks cool. Consider the fact that down the line someone (including you) will have to look and possibly fix the issues. – Karlson Nov 26 '12 at 14:56
Where are you connecting to, from where? It's useful to use SSL on the parts of the path where you fear eavesdroppers or men-in-the-middle. – Gilles Nov 26 '12 at 23:36

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