Securing Oscar by using stunnel in client mode.

On the machine, where you have bitlbee installed , make stunnel listen on localhost:5190 and forward the connection to

To do that, Install stunnel

In stunnel.conf add :

accept =
connect =

In In linux this file is located in "/etc/stunnel". On windows it's located in "%programfiles%\stunnel".

In the BitlBee control channel type:

account icq set server

PS , if you have troubles connecting at first , modify this in stunnel.conf as well: "sslVersion = all"

Be sure you use a version of BitlBee where the server variable can be set for oscar connections.

BitlBee Wiki: Oscar over SSL (last edited 2011-04-14 19:52:45 by ip125)