> Or is there a known issue with secure tunnels ?
> Something I should be aware  of ?

It should be transparent. If not, maybe it is bugged.
You should ask what product is used for building the "secure tunnel". I use
CheckPoint VPN frequently and have really no problem.

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Van Hove" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "ICS support mailing" <twsocket@elists.org>
Sent: Friday, May 27, 2005 2:55 PM
Subject: [twsocket] Issue with "secure tunnel" ??


> Hi All,
>
> I use THttpCli and the Get() command to download a simple txt file which I
> parse to see if there is a new version etc.
> This appears to work correctly for most people.
>
> The other day I got a report of my software shutting down by itself
without
> any warning or indication and after some investigating by the person at
the
> other end turned out to be the going online and downloading the file that
> caused the issue.
>
> The issue appears to be linked to a "secure tunnel" which is latin to me
> ..., not being an expert on online stuff at all !!
>
> After more investigating the person reported the following :
>
> "I replicated the problem by dropping the secure tunnel connection. If I
am
> connected, I have no problem with the online check. It simply shuts down
> after about ten to fifteen seconds if there is no tunnel. Since most
> software programs indicate they cannot connect, I didn't make the
> association quickly enough. When I reestablish the secure tunnel, no
> problems"
>
> "A secure tunnel is simply a method of restricting the data flow on the
> Internet. If I bypass the secure tunnel by connecting directly to the
> Internet, there is also no problem with the software out of the box. It is
> only when the software cannot obtain a direct connection that it shuts
down"
>
> Now, I have no secure tunnel, I wouldn't know how to set it up and I have
no
> clue where to start first.
>
> Anybody an idea how I can emulate this secure tunnel using a permanent
> connection to the internet (I'm behind a cable modem, The Belgians among
you
> know it as "TeleNet").
>
> Or is there a known issue with secure tunnels ?  Something I should be
aware
> of ?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Best Regards,
> Peter
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