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Re: Apache and SSL



On Sun, 2005-06-05 at 01:45 -0400, Jason Dixon wrote:
> On Jun 4, 2005, at 10:15 PM, David Bear wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, Jun 04, 2005 at 03:56:36PM -0500, Darryl W. DeLao Jr. wrote:
> >> I am running Apache 2.0.46 on RHEL 3.0 ES. I have about 8 virtualhosts
> >> using port 80. I want to add a virtualhost for port 443. I have the
> >> key installed, etc. When I add a virtualhost for this SSL site in my
> >> ssl.conf, it works. However, all the other port 80 sites now no longer
> >> work. Any help is greatly appreciated.
> >
> > I beleive you cannot do named virtual hosts and ssl simultaneously.
> > You must use ip based virtual hosting to get ssl.
> 
> Wrong, please don't guess.  You can do named virtual hosts just fine 
> with SSL.  Each http virtual host should be defined something like:
> 
> <VirtualHost xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:80>
> 
> While an SSL virtual host will be defined like:
> 
> <VirtualHost xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:443>
> 
> Of course, you can only have one named SSL virtual host per IP, so it's 
> not really much of a named-based virtual host (beyond the 
> configuration, anyways).  Since the OP never revealed his 
> configuration, we're just guessing anyways.
> 
> --
> Jason Dixon
> DixonGroup Consulting
> http://www.dixongroup.net


The Apache doc's say "Name-based virtual hosting cannot be used with SSL
secure servers because of the nature of the SSL protocol."

http://httpd.apache.org/docs-2.0/vhosts/name-based.html

Somebody has it wrong. :)

Cheers,
Michael



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