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RE: Manual setting of TLS Server Name Indication

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2010 23:39:50 +0100 (CET)

On Tue, 10 Aug 2010, Matthieu Speder wrote:

>> We could (or should?) perhaps do the same when a custom Host: is used and
>> an SNI name is passed on, as then (lib)curl would still do the proper SNI
>> even when trying out a local https:// site like above.
> Agree. And by the way I think that this might be the right thing to do
> anyway, even without my strange context. The only restriction I see is that
> HTTP header is only relevant for HTTP service while TLS SNI could in theory
> apply to non HTTP also. However, in real life, I'm not aware of any TLS
> server really using SNI apart from HTTPS servers.
> I looked for a way to implement your idea.

I know this was discussed quite a while ago, but is there any chance you will
work on implementing this?

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