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I've got my regular wamp installation, and everything has been working fine with other vhosts, until I tried to make a vhost for DooPHP framework and I got an ssl_error_rx_record_too_long error on Firefox. It loads up fine in Chrome. I'm not using any SSL certs. My vhost configuration is just like all the rest of them:

<VirtualHost *:80>
   DocumentRoot "C:/wamp/www/doophp/"
   ServerName doophp
   ServerAlias doo
   ErrorLog "logs/doo-error.log"
   CustomLog "logs/doo-access.log" combined
   <Directory "C:/wamp/www/doophp/">
       Options Indexes FollowSymLinks Includes
       AllowOverride All
       Order allow,deny
       Allow from all

Any ideas?


Ok, now it stopped saying ssl_error_rx_record_too_long and just says "Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at doo.". It loads up and works in Chrome, IE, Safari, Opera. Just not Firefox. What is up with that?

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closed as off-topic by Tom O'Connor Aug 14 '13 at 20:51

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You forgot to enable SSL. You need this in your virtualhost entry

    SSLEngine on
    SSLCertificateFile /etc/apache2/yourhost.pem

If you have bought a cert you can use that or

    openssl req -new -newkey rsa:2048 -days 365 -nodes -x509 -keyout yourhost.pem -out yourhost.pem

Edit: are you sure your app does not redirect to ssl?

The message you got is the one you got when you speak https with a http server.

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the thing is, i'm not using any certificate (it's just test of DooPHP framework) - and other virtual hosts work fine. – donkapone Jun 11 '11 at 19:19
I re-read your question and made some updates – cstamas Jun 11 '11 at 19:32

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