Eggheads: Feature requests

Ray Van Dolson rayvd at
Thu Sep 12 00:29:01 CST 2002

On Wed, 11 Sep 2002, [iso-8859-1] Andri Óskarsson wrote:

> 2. SSL encrypted sockets.
> --
> So all botnet connections go through SSL and therefore harder to sniff. I do realize the cpu effect in this but I still find this a good feature.
> Bottomline is that I want to be able to put bots on shells i dont trust 100% (which makes all shells except the ones i admin myself). I've been looking at eggdrop 1.7 and it looks really promising, specially the perlscript support, im looking forwards to eggdrop 1.8, keep up the good work.
> If this is possible and the dev team is willing to take a look at this then excelent. If it is possible and the dev team is not willing to look into it please tell me how it is possible, what modules must be altared/written and if changes to the core code are needed.

I'm sure SSL could be added to the bot... but in the meantime, you could
use a product like Stunnel ( to create a secure
tunnel to your bot which might be set to only listen on a local interface
with the SSL port on the external interface.

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