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How to tunnel https traffic in VPN based connecton?
From: a.alii85 () gmail com
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2011 23:02:20 -0700

I have Site(s) Ani....i=1,..10 sites which communicate with site B to access a website/application. That's simple 

However, the traffic is http well we primarily don't need https on ipsec tunnel right?. But since attacks related to 
eavesdropping of traffic come a real reality once it gets terminated by the ipsec device on both sides.

I have two options either to purchase a third-party ssl certificate to encrypt the traffic between two nodes or use a 
custom made one.

I don't want to use a custom made one because this make the browser prompt an ugly untrusted certificate message; its 
ugly not from security perspective but for clients inconvenience and assuring users confidence in our systems is a 
critical issue for us.

Based upon above discussion i have the following two queries:-

a) How its possible to remove ugly un-certifcate message from user screen? Does the company need to register its 
certificate to some kind of CA body? or what ...

b) Due to some tcp acceleration issues, ssl traffic slows down the traffic between the nodes so we only require the 
encryption to stand just during the initial handshake when the username and password are being validated ; after that we
want to revert back to http? Could this be achieved? If yes how...?

Thanks for your help.

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