[clug] Using mod_proxy_connect for imaps

Martin Pool mbp at sourcefrog.net
Fri Sep 17 04:48:17 GMT 2004

On 17 Sep 2004, "Edward C. Lang" <edlang at tsumakin.net> wrote:

> I see binary gar in the apache2 error log:
> [Wed Sep xx xx:xx:xx 2004] [error] [client aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd] Invalid 
> method in request \x16\x03\x01

(because knowing what day you tried it would be a security problem...)

Apache wants an HTTP CONNECT request; mutt doesn't send that.  So you
need to use some kind of proxy program that will generate the right

Or, if you want this port to always be routed to the imap server, just
use a port-forwarder like simpleproxy.

> Am I beating my head against a brick wall? Or is there a solution for 
> this problem?

Yes, and yes. :-)


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