Server Fault is a question and answer site for system and network administrators. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I have two servers. On SERVER1 i have configured SSL certificate (on Apache) for domain ht*ps:// I need to connect to my working domain some app that exists on remote server SERVER2 - working app for example: ht*ps:// I used mod_proxy to do it, but SSL certificate doesn't work.

ProxyPass /remoteApp  ht*ps://
ProxyPassReverse /remoteApp  ht*ps://

How to make certificate for ht*ps:// work too ?

------- Resolved -------

Finally I did what i describe above using mod_jk. My Apache configuration (with SSL):

<IfModule mod_jk.c>
   JkWorkersFile /etc/apache2/

<IfModule mod_ssl.c>
<VirtualHost *:443>
        DocumentRoot /var/www
        <Directory />
                Options FollowSymLinks
                AllowOverride None
        <Directory /var/www/>
                Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
                AllowOverride None
                Order allow,deny
                allow from all

        SSLEngine on
        SSLCertificateFile    /etc/ssl/certs/
        SSLCertificateKeyFile /etc/ssl/private/
        SSLCACertificateFile  /etc/ssl/certs/VeriSign_Class_3_Public_Primary_Certification_Authority_-_G5.pem

        <IfModule mod_jk.c>
                JkLogFile     /var/log/apache2/mod_jk.log
                JkLogLevel    info
                JkMount /remoteApp ajp13
                JkMount /remoteApp/* ajp13




Now i can access remoteApp with url ht*ps:// and certificate works! Maybe this help someone.

share|improve this question

migrated from Feb 21 '11 at 14:26

This question came from our site for computer enthusiasts and power users.

You need one of:

  • Another SSL Certificate for the second domain (ie a Cert for
  • A Cert with SAN, that's multiple domain names (ie a Cert for both and This is sometimes called a UCC cert.
share|improve this answer
SAN=Subject Alternative Name. UCC=Unified Communications Certificates. – Mircea Vutcovici Feb 21 '11 at 15:42
Thanks for Your answer, but I don't want pay for the second domain. My mistake - maybe I shouldn't write I have remote app on remote host configured to work by https://<ip_address>/remoteApp, no need to have that host be named as some domain. – marioosh Feb 21 '11 at 19:44

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.