proxying SMTP+SSL to SSL-unaware mail server

Fernando Perez lists at
Sun Sep 5 21:05:05 MSD 2010

kgoj wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there a way to make nginx handle all the SSL/STARTTLS and proxy the
> traffic to SSL-unaware SMTP server? How do I tell nginx not to use SSL
> when talking
> to other server, even if e-mail client does use SSL when communicating
> with the nginx?

Interesting question. I was just fighting with postfix to make it digest 
TLS. If Nginx can do that it would make the whole configuration much 
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