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Re: Apache build and SSL problem



On Wed, 2004-10-27 at 19:31, Linn Kubler wrote:
> I'm learning Linux with Fedora Core 2 and picked up a book called
> Setting Up LAMP. I just worked through installing Apache 1.3.32 with
> SSL support per the instructions in the book. All seemed to go well,
> however, SSL isn't working.
> 
> When I enter https://192.168.1.10 I get this error:
> The connection was refused when attempting to contact 192.168.1.10
> 
> When I checked the Apache error logs I only see a message about a file
> missing, favicon.ico, doubt that has anything to do with it.
> 
> Tried disabling the firewall and that didn't help.
> 
> I ran nmap from another server and it shows:
> 443/tcp closed https
> 
> If I understand that correctly, it means that the port is open in the
> firewall but that the service is not running.  Not sure how to tell
> what went wrong here, didn't see any error messages when compiling and
> installing and I've double/triple checked my install scripts compared
> to what the book instructs and can't see any problems there.  Unless
> something is missing that I'm not aware of.
> 
> I am guessing this isn't the proper forum for this question but I
> haven't gotten any replies to my posting on apachefreaks and can't
> seem to get subscribed to Apache's community listserv.  So any help is
> greatly appreciated.
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> Linn

The Apache httpd webserver is not running out of the box (for security).
Have you turned it on? As root:
service httpd status
will tell you, and
service httpd start
will turn it on.
chkconfig --level 345 httpd on
will turn it on a boot time.

HTH
Chris


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