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Re: Apache build and SSL problem



On Wed, 2004-10-27 at 20:53, Linn Kubler wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Oct 2004 20:12:12 +0100, Chris Hewitt
> <fedlist manordata uklinux net> wrote:
> > 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.
> > 
> Hi Chris,
> 
> Thanks, yes I did have apache started, going to the default
> http://192.168.1.10 works fine.  As Alexander suggests I'm thinking
> that apache just isn't listening on port 443.
> 
> Thanks though,
> Linn

Fine, Linn. The 443 port is part of the Apache httpd.conf configuration.
You should have a sample. I admit I've always done this by RPM or just
by installing Fedora. I may not learn so much, but the result is quicker
:-)

Regards

Chris


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