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I'm getting this error on a site I've just setup. The fixes I've seen around suggest that a fix is to be sure the default-ssl site is enabled, which I have done, but am still getting the error.


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That usually means that you are sending a HTTPS request to a HTTP service. The message is from the browser complaining that it was unable to to complete the SSL handshake that it was expecting.

do you have

SSLEngine on

configured for that vhost?

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Yes, I do. Thanks though. – evanmcd Apr 16 '12 at 7:28
I've found a thread on StackOverflow that solved the problem.…. Specifically, changing my default-ssl config from <VirtualHost 123.456.789.0:443> to <VirtualHost default:443> – evanmcd Apr 16 '12 at 7:31
you probably need to post your vhost config apachectl -S , and also the output from netstat -lntp (this is linux right?) – Tom H Apr 16 '12 at 7:31

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