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I would like to redirect domains on HTTP/HTTPS:

http://old.com -> https://new.com
https://old.com -> https://new.com

I have to specify the SSL key/certificate for the old domain but I'm not sure where I have to place these directives:

$SERVER["socket"] == ":443" {
ssl.engine = "enable"
ssl.pemfile = "/etc/pki/tls/private/new.com.pem"
ssl.ca-file = "/etc/pki/tls/certs/new.com.crt"

$SERVER["socket"] == ":80" {
  $HTTP["host"] =~ "old.com|new.com" {
    url.redirect = ( "^/(.*)" => "https://new.com:443/$1" )

I was trying to add the code below but Lighttpd reports configuration errors:

$SERVER["socket"] == ":443" {
$HTTP["host"] =~ "old.com" {
url.redirect = ( "^/(.*)" => "https://new.com:443/$1" )
ssl.engine = "enable"
ssl.pemfile = "/etc/pki/tls/private/old.com.pem"
ssl.ca-file = "/etc/pki/tls/certs/old.com.crt"

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What configuration errors are reported? Did you add a whole new $SERVER["socket"] == ":443" instead of modifying the existing one? –  Shane Madden Sep 22 '12 at 19:58

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You can't do that.

There can be only one certificate per port.

The possible solutions are:

  1. You get another IP address and specify the old certificate here.
  2. You get a multi domain certificate (which is valid for both the old and the new domain name).
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Actually, TLS Server Name Indication is supported in lighttpd. One of these days, there will be little enough Windows XP in the world that we'll be able to use it - but for the asker's needs, Windows XP support may be unneeded. –  Shane Madden Sep 22 '12 at 20:03
@ShaneMadden yes, somewhat true... However I would not deploy it today. –  cstamas Sep 23 '12 at 0:38

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