I have some old black-box applications which emit HTTP requests, that now I need to transfer via a secure HTTPS connection to the destination server and get back its result and deliver to the emitting application with a minimal effort and system (re)configuration.
I have a moderate understanding of networking and security, but so far I had no luck in trying solutions with Squid and Mitmproxy, because there's no simple and straight-forward configuration for doing such a simple (from my point of view) task, and everything seems too complex since those tools are for more general tasks as far as I understand. After some more googling now there's Tinyproxy which seems to be able to do the same thing, but I'm not sure about the terminology and capabilities of proxies like SSL-bumping for example (http://www.squid-cache.org/Doc/config/ssl_bump/).
Could anybody shed some light please, or to provide a link to a minimalist tutorial, or ideally a ready-made solution with configuration files to reproduce what I want? Maybe it's impossible without coding a low-level networking application? I appreciate a professional opinion, not just a wild-ass guess. Thanks!