At one of the Interop conference sessions on "Security and the Web"
Dave Dalva from TIS said that their HTTP proxy works with S-HTTP but
not SSL. Application level proxies are likely to fail with SSL but IP
proxies (Socks) just don't care for the most part.
> From firewalls-owner @
COM Thu Apr 6 11:49:09 1995
> Reply-To: firewalls-owner @
> Date: Thu, 6 Apr 1995 12:49:16 -0500
> From: Ken Hardy <ken @
> To: firewalls @
> Subject: "secure" HTTP service through firewall?
> Sender: firewalls-owner @
> I think I heard here that one or the other of the secure WWW protocols
> cannot be proxied through a firewall. Can anyone provide more or
> better information? Where should I start looking for implementation
> details of these services?