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

ProxyPass /remoteApp  ht*ps://remoteapps.com/remoteApp
ProxyPassReverse /remoteApp  ht*ps://remoteapps.com/remoteApp

How to make certificate for ht*ps://somedomain.com/remoteApp work too ?

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

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

<IfModule mod_ssl.c>
<VirtualHost *:443>
        ServerName  somedomain.com
        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/somedomain.com.pem
        SSLCertificateKeyFile /etc/ssl/private/somedomain.com.key
        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


and workers.properties:


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

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1 Answer 1

You need one of:

  • Another SSL Certificate for the second domain (ie a Cert for remoteapps.com)
  • A Cert with SAN, that's multiple domain names (ie a Cert for both remoteapps.com and domain.com). This is sometimes called a UCC cert.
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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 remoteapps.com. 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

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